Athletes Taking Action: Quinn Cook + Prince George's County

Athletes Taking Action: Quinn Cook + Prince George's County

Coronavirus and Sports - May 13, 2020 - 20:37

ESPN's "The Last Dance" has helped fill the sports void as the coronavirus shutdown enters its third month, opening the door for other high-end documentary productions to take the spotlight as well. Los Angeles Lakers point guard Quinn Cook discusses his involvement in "Basketball County: In The Water," a new Showtime documentary produced by Kevin Durant and Rich Kleiman that pays homage to Prince George's County, a small county in Maryland producing more pro basketball talent than anywhere else in the country. Quinn shares what it means to make a film honoring his hometown and the people who make it special.

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