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Spike Lee's Lil' Joints are shorts. They focus on sports activities. Each story is told through the eyes and voice of a participant although filmmaker Spike Lee acts as a guide. The first one features Ray Allen/AKA-Jesus Shuttlesworth. Viewers get more insight on this ball player's rise to fame. They also find out what led to his controversial nickname.

Overall, these shorts offer viewers alternate perspectives of sport activities. According to Spike Lee, he selected tales that evoke passion. They also are ones that reflect diversity.

Spike Lee's Lil' Joints is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (5 episodes). The series first aired on February 6, 2013.

Spike Lee's Lil' Joints is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Spike Lee's Lil' Joints on demand atAmazon, Google Play, iTunes online.

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1 Season, 5 Episodes
February 6, 2013
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  • This short is latest chapter in a compelling family saga - the tale of sixty-two year old David Robinson, the youngest child of civil rights hero Jackie Robinson, and the life he has built as a farmer in Africa. Robinson has spent the last 30 years assimilating entirely into African culture; raising a family thousands of miles from the Brooklyn streets where his father built a legend, the lily-white suburbs of Connecticut where he was raised and the upscale American businesses that serve his product and fuel his mission - using the world's second-most-valuable natural resource to spur social change and honor his father's legacy.

  • Inspirational story of the man who broke the color barrier in professional hockey and secretly played his career, blind in one eye. For more than a decade, O'Ree has been the director of youth development for the NHL's diversity program, helping to introduce more inner city youth to a game that has seen short numbers that represent them.

  • During Super Bowl XLII, the Giants met with the New England Patriots who were undefeated going into the NFL finale. With two minutes left in the game, just when it looks like Giants quarterback Eli Manning will go down, he spots David Tyree, a veteran special teams player down the field and goes deep, setting up one of the most renowned plays in football history.

  • Kobe Bryant and Tamika Catchings reminisce about their Italian days together, when both of their dads played in Italy, and talk about how the experience fueled their drive to succeed.

  • Spike Lee takes us into the world of NBA nicknames, focusing on how Ray Allen's starring role in Lee's He Got Game, forever associated him with his character, Jesus Shuttlesworth.