Video Review

Final Shot: The Hank Gathers Story

MPAA Rating: Unrated
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Movie Rated: Unrated; Genre: Drama; With: George Kennedy and Victor Love

Hank Gathers was a college hoop hero who died after collapsing on the basketball court when his heart gave out. Final Shot: The Hank Gathers Story does a decent job of showing us the person inside the uniform. But the Gathers story — from his Philadelphia childhood to his friend and teammate Bo Kimble's touching eulogy — is finally too sketchily told to be truly satisfying. B-

Originally posted Mar 12, 1993 Published in issue #161 Mar 12, 1993 Order article reprints