Rebound: The Legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault

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Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Eriq La Salle
Written by Alan Swyer and Larry Golin
Starring Don Cheadle
James Earl Jones
Michael Beach
Clarence Williams III
Eriq La Salle
Forest Whitaker
Music by Kevin Eubanks
Cinematography Alar Kivilo
Edited by Gary Karr
Distributed by HBO
Release dates
  • 1996 (1996)
Country United States
Language English

Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault is a 1996 HBO television film about Earl Manigault, an American street basketball legendary player famous under his nickname of "The Goat."

The film written by Alan Swyer and Larry Golin and directed by Eriq La Salle stars Don Cheadle in the title role of Manigault. Former professional basketball player Nigel Miguel provided basketball training to the cast, and worked with La Salle to coordinate and stage the basketball scenes.[1]



  1. ^ "HBO Movie 'Rebound' Tells Story Of Harlem Street Basketball Player Earl 'The Goat' Manigault". Jet 91 (1): 54. November 18, 1996. ISSN 0021-5996. Retrieved October 5, 2014. 

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