If you’re longing for an exciting basketball documentary, Netflix will answer your call with the upcoming original movie The Redeem Team.
In the new documentary, Netflix will attempt to transport viewers back to 2008, when the US Olympic men’s basketball team made a run for Olympic gold after falling short of glory at the 2004 Olympics four years earlier.
The new documentary will bring fans unprecedented Olympic footage and behind-the-scenes materials to give a compelling look at the team building and reflections of the star players and coaches who set the new standard for American basketball.
The release date of the Redeem team
As confirmed by Netflix, The Redeem Team will be available to stream exclusively on Netflix starting Friday, October 7, 2023. Like most Netflix originals, The Redeem Team will drop at 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT, making it a perfect watch for those looking for something new to enjoy on Netflix this weekend.
What is the Redeem team about?
The Redeem Team tells the story of the US 2008 Olympics basketball team and their request for rehabilitation after their loss at the Athens 2004 Olympics.
This is how Netflix officially describes its upcoming documentary about the official synopsis of the documentary:
Featuring unprecedented Olympic and behind-the-scenes footage, The Redeem Team tells the story of the United States basketball team’s bid for gold at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games following the previous team’s shocking performance four years earlier in Athens. Offering a fascinating portrait of team building, the documentary features insightful interviews with athletes and coaches from Dwyane Wade and LeBron James to Mike “Coach K” Krzyzewski as they reflect on how The Redeem Team set a new standard for American basketball.
Who was on the Redeem team?
The Redeem Team is the name associated with the 2008 US Olympic Men’s Basketball team, which consisted of Camelo Anthony, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and other top NBA players. The team consisted of the following 12 players:
- Carmelo Anthony of the Denver Nuggets
- Carlos Boozer of the Utah Jazz
- Toronto Raptors’ Chris Bosh
- Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers
- Dwight Howard from Orlando Magic
- LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers
- Jason Kidd of the Dallas Mavericks
- Chris Paul of the New Orleans Hornets
- Tayshaun Prince of the Detroit Pistons
- Michael Redd of the Milwaukee Bucks
- Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade
- Deron Williams of Utah Jazz
The all-star caliber team was led by head coach Mike Krzyzewski, general manager Jerry Colangelo, and assistant coaches Jim Boeheim, Mike D’Antoni, and Nate McMillan. Sheldon Bruns joined the team as the team doctor, with Keith Jones and Casey Smith joining them as the team’s official athletic coaches.
The Redeem team trailer
If you’re curious to see what Netflix has in store for its upcoming documentary, you can check out the official trailer of The Redeem Team under:
Netflix also gave fans a first look at the documentary and released an exclusive clop during Tudum’s global fan event, which you can check out below:
Do not miss The Redeem Team when it arrives on Netflix on Friday, October 7th!
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