White Men Can't Jump

White Men Can't Jump was released into theaters on March 17th, 1992. Filming locations include Los Angeles, Ca. It was directed by Ron Shelton. Other notable movies directed by Shelton include Bull Durham and Dark Blue. Wesley Snipes stars as Sidney Deane and Woody Harrelson as Billy Hoyle. This was the second of four collaborations from the duo. The other three were Wildcats, Money Train and Play It to the Bone. Duane Martin played Willie Lewis. Two years later Martin would go on to star in Above the Rim, another basketball movie. Former NBA player Gary Payton can be spotted as one of the street ball players. The film is widely regarded as one of the best basketball movies ever made. The films first DVD release was on May 21st, 2002.

Billy & Sidney's first hustle - Trinity St. and E. 22nd St. Los Angeles, Ca. 90011

The court is located on the southeast corner of the intersection.


Ocean Breeze Motel - 5274 Washington Blvd. Los Angeles, Ca. 90016

At the time of my visit, it was the Cinema Motel.

All "Now" pictures taken in 2023.

Sidney & Rhonda house shop - 2352 W. 30th St. Los Angeles, Ca. 90018

The 1,752 square foot house was built in 1909.


Sidney hustles Billy - Graham Ave. and E. 105th St. Los Angeles, Ca. 90002

The court is located on the southeast corner of the intersection. Billy arrives from the Watts Bridge.

All "Now" pictures taken in 2023.

Billy makes the hook shot - between* 300 E. 5th St. and 510 Wall St. Los Angeles, Ca. 90013

The area is gated off and only visible from the sidewalk.


1 comment:

  1. amazing places, great memories, thanks!