After draining his life savings to enter his team in the Rucker Classic street ball tournament in Harlem, basketball coach Dax (Lil Rel Howery) loses his team (and girlfriend) to his longtime rival Mookie (Nick Kroll).

Desperate to win the tournament and the cash prize, Dax meets the legendary basketball player Uncle Drew (Kyrie Irving) and convinces him to return to the court one more time.

The two men round up Drew’s old basketball team (Shaquille O’Neal, Chris Webber, Reggie Miller, Nate Robinson, and Lisa Leslie) and prove that a group of seventy+ year-old men can still win the big one.

UNCLE DREW is fast-paced and entertaining, with a warm, uplifting story that is inspirational and guaranteed to make you laugh – especially if you like basketball, and even if  you don’t. 


Directed by Charles Stone III
Written by Jay Longino

Kyrie Irving as Uncle Drew
Lil Rel Howery as Dax, a streetball team manager
Ashton Tyler as Young Dax
Shaquille O’Neal as Big Fella
Chris Webber as Preacher
Reggie Miller as Lights
Nate Robinson as Boots
Lisa Leslie as Betty Lou, Preacher’s wife
Erica Ash as Maya
Tiffany Haddish as Jess as the girlfriend
Nick Kroll as Mookie, Dax’s longtime rival
Aaron Gordon as Casper, a streetball player Mookie steals from Dax