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Apple TV+ has set an October 29, 2021 premiere date for its original drama series, “Swagger,” from Reggie Rock Bythewood, NBA superstar Kevin Durant and Imagine’s Brian Grazer

Inspired by the experiences of Kevin Durant, “Swagger” explores the world of youth basketball, and the players, their families and coaches who walk the fine line between dreams and ambition, and opportunism and corruption. 

Off the court, the show reveals what it’s like to grow up in America.

The series stars Isaiah Hill, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Quvenzhané Wallis, Shinelle Azoroh, Tessa Ferrer, Caleel Harris, James Bingham, Solomon Irama, Ozie Nzeribe, Tristan Mack Wilds, and Sean Baker.

Jackson stars as Ike, a former star player who’s now a youth basketball coach; Hill stars as Jace Carson, a basketball phenomenon who is one of the top-ranked youth basketball players in the country.

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O’Shea Jackson Jr. in “Swagger” as Ike

Azoroh plays Jenna, Jace’s mother who is determined to chart NBA success for her son.

Ferrer plays Meg Bailey, a former basketball player and coach for a rival team.

Wallis plays Crystal, a top young basketball player.

Harris plays Musa, the team’s glue and point guard.

Bingham plays Drew Murphy, a player from an affluent part of town.

Irama plays Phil Marksby, the enforcer for a rival team.

Nzeribe plays Royale, a sub-par player with a wealthy dad; and Wilds plays Alonzo Powers, the grassroots division leader at a major shoe company.

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Tristan “Mack” Wilds as Alonzo Powers

Watch the official trailer below.

Do you plan to check out “Swagger” when it is released?

Source: Apple TV+ PR

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