Basketball or Nothing focuses on the Navajo Nation

Shot on location in Chinle Arizona, the series shows the boys basketball team at the high school on the Navajo Nation reservation, the largest tribal area in the United States.

They will also showcase the difficulties of life in the nation where the median household income is less than 30 thousand dollars and many residents lack running water. Alcoholism and suicide are factors on the reservation as well.

The Chinle High Wildcats can escape the troubles for a short time by playing basketball, the team draws crowds of 6000 people in a town of only 4500 residents.

The team's up-tempo style of play is known as rezball.

The show airs on August 2nd

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