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What to Watch If You Love 'Ballers'  

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List Rules Vote up the films and series you know other fans of 'Ballers' will love. Please don’t vote if you haven’t seen 'Ballers'.

If you just finished Ballers and feel like it’s left a gaping hole in your life, there’s no need to despair. We’ve compiled this list of movies and TV shows similar to Ballers that are sure to conjure up the same feelings of humor and sports nostalgia that you had while watching your favorite episodes.

With lots of options, including Eastbound and Down, a show about a retired baseball player who has to move home when his career comes to an end, and even movies like Hoosiers, about basketball in a small Indiana town, deciding what to watch after Ballers will really just depend on your mood.

This list of shows similar to Ballers is sorted by fans who’ve chimed in and voted for their fave movies and TV series that they think other Ballers fans will also love, and the titles included are ordered by their votes.

So what are your favorite movies and TV series like Ballers? Vote your favorite programs up to the top of the list.

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Chappelle's Show is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Ballers'
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Chappelle's Show is an American sketch comedy television series created by comedians Dave Chappelle and Neal Brennan, with Chappelle hosting the show as well as starring in the majority of its sketches. Chappelle, Brennan and Michele Armour were the show's executive producers. The series premiered on January 22, 2003, on the American cable television network Comedy Central. The show ran for two complete seasons and a third, truncated season. After numerous delays, production of the third season of the show was abruptly ended when Chappelle left the show. Three episodes were compiled from the completed work and these episodes aired from July 9 to July 23, 2006. Re-runs have frequently aired ...more on Wikipedia

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Key & Peele is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Ballers'
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Key & Peele is an American sketch comedy television show. It stars Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, both former cast members of MADtv. Each episode of the show consists mainly of several pre-taped sketches starring the two actors. The sketches cover a variety of societal topics, often with a focus on African-American culture and race relations. Key & Peele won a 2013 Peabody Award and was nominated for a 2013 Writers Guild Award. The show is nominated for an NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series. ...more on Wikipedia

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Vice Principals is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Ballers'
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Vice Principals (HBO, 2016) is an American comedy television series created by Danny McBride and Jody Hill. An over protective father (Danny McBride) is obsessed with becoming a principal and competes against the popular vice principal (Walton Goggins). ...more on Wikipedia

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Coach Carter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Ballers'
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Coach Carter is a 2005 American biographical sports drama film directed by Thomas Carter. It is based on a true story of Richmond High School basketball coach Ken Carter portrayed by Samuel L. Jackson, who made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated high school basketball team due to poor academic results. The story was conceived from a screenplay co-written by John Gatins and Mark Schwahn, who created the TV series One Tree Hill. The film also recycles a handful of plot devices from another television series, The White Shadow, which director Carter also co-starred in. The ensemble cast features Rob Brown, Channing Tatum, Debbi Morgan, and musical entertainer Ashanti. The film was a ...more on Wikipedia

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