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Quinn Cook-Backed Documentary Debuts On Showtime Friday

It’s about basketball in Prince George County, Maryland

Wisconsin v Duke
 INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 06: Quinn Cook #2 of the Duke Blue Devils talks with former Duke basketball player Nolan Smith (L) after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers during the NCAA Men’s Final Four Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 6, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Duke defeated Wisconsin 68-63. Smith won the championship as a Blue Devil in 2010. Both are natives of Prince George County.
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Well now this is pretty cool: Quinn Cook, along with homies Kevin Durant and Victor Oladipo, are releasing a documentary on Showtime about basketball in Prince George County, Maryland. It’s called Basketball County: In The Water

The documentary goes live on Showtime on Friday so this evening you should be able to watch it. Here’s a trailer.

This is interesting enough that we might get Showtime’s free trial just to watch it. Here are just some of the players from Prince George County that went on to become first-round draft picks. All of these guys played in the ACC. Only Bias never played in the NBA, since he died on draft night of a cocaine overdose.

  • Len Bias: 1986/Round 1/Pick 1
  • Danny Ferry: 1989/Round 1/Pick 2
  • Jerrod Mustaf: 1990/Round 1/Pick 17
  • Walt Williams: 1992/Round 1/Pick 7
  • Joe Forte: 2001/Round 1/Pick 21
  • Jarrett Jack: 2005/Round 1/Pick 22
  • Ty Lawson: 2009/Round 1/Pick 18
  • Nolan Smith: 2011/Round/Pick 21
  • Jerian Grant: 2015/Round 1/Pick 19