The Pathway is back and follows a new group of NBA hopefuls as they get ready to chase their dreams of playing in the world’s greatest basketball league.
The 7-part documentary special comes from Inside the NBA‘s Kenny “The Jet” Smith and aired on NBA TV. It is now available to stream via ThePathwayTV.com.
Details on 'The Pathway':
The docuseries is directed by James D. Stern and is produced by Bron Studios, Endgame Entertainment who produced Netflix’s Last Chance U series, and Film 45. The Pathway is executive produced by two-time NBA Champion and Inside the NBA’s Kenny “The Jet” Smith as well as Deon Taylor.
The latest entry into the series is highlighted by standout NBA rookies Jalen Green and Jonathan Kuminga, who both have unique stories and had an unconventional way to get to the league, forgoing college and joining the NBA’s G League.
Here’s the series’ official description:
The Pathway chronicles each player’s dream of reaching the NBA, documenting the extraordinary sacrifices they and their families make, along with the hard work they put in and immense pressure they face to beat the incredible odds and succeed. Kuminga moved from the Congo when he was just 14 years old; Green, the former No. 1 high school player in the nation from Fresno, California, has been in the headlines since 7th grade; and top high school recruits, Todd and Nix, de-committed from storied NCAA programs to join G League Ignite. The road is not easy, from competing against older, stronger, more experienced professional NBA players and other talented prospects to impress NBA scouts and General Managers during the NBA Draft Combine, to the anxiety of Draft Night and the added pressure of shining in the NBA Summer League, fans witness what it takes for four young ballers to make their wildest dream of playing in the NBA a reality.
Watch a clip above.