'The Redeem Team' on Netflix: What day and time will the docu movie release? And everything else you need to know
Netflix is the shoulder to lie on when it comes to watching documentary movies as its documentaries are binge-worthy! If you are a basketball fan and especially rooted for the late Kobe Bryant then this show is just for you! 'The Redeem Team' is a documentary that offers an original and fascinating portrait of team building which heralded the launch of a new era of Team USA men's basketball at the Olympic Games.
You must be wondering why is it called 'The Redeem Team' right? Don't worry I got you! The team was nicknamed the "Redeem Team," a play on an alternative name for the legendary 1992 squad that was called the "Dream Team," and a reference to the fact that the United States came away with disappointing Bronze Medals during the 2004 Summer Olympics and the 2006 FIBA World Championship. the gold-medal winning 2008 “Redeem Team” led by Kobe Bryant and LeBron James. Now LeBron and former Heat and Olympic teammate Dwyane Wade have produced a documentary on that 2008 team. Read more to know about 'The Redeem Team' which is soon airing on Netflix!
When does 'The Redeem Team' release?
'The Redeem Team' will debut on October 7, 2022, on Netflix.
How can I watch 'The Redeem Team'?
You can stream 'The Redeem Team' on Netflix.
Who's acting in 'The Redeem Team'?
The 2008 Team USA basketball team included many of this generations’ all-time basketball greats including James and Wade themselves, alongside Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh and of course, the late Kobe Bryant, who will be seen as themselves in this epic documentary basketball movie.
What is the plot of 'The Redeem Team'?
According to Rotten Tomatoes, the official synopsis of the documentary reads, 'Using unprecedented Olympic footage and behind-the-scenes material, The Redeem Team tells the story of the US Olympic Men's Basketball Team's quest for gold at the Olympic Games Beijing 2008 following the previous team's shocking performance four years earlier in Athens. The documentary offers a fascinating portrait of team building and features insightful interviews with athletes and coaches from Dwyane Wade and LeBron James to Mike "Coach K" Krzyzewski, who reflect on how The Redeem Team set a new standard for American basketball.'
What is the buzz around 'The Redeem Team'?
According to hypebeast, In an official statement, Dwyane Wade said, “In 2008, I played with heroes of mine, all-stars, friends and future teammates. Outside of winning and showing the world that we were still the most dominant, our other big challenge was changing the perception of what everyone thought about the NBA and USA Basketball! I’m excited for everyone to get an opportunity to go behind the scenes and see all the work that went into this iconic team — the Redeem Team!”
As per dukebasketballreport, in the trailer Coach K, was seen saying that “A lot of them weren’t known as great team players. I had a lot of concerns, that’s why we recruited Kobe Bryant.”
You can watch the trailer of 'The Redeem Team' below.