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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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Power is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Ballers'
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Power (Starz, 2014) is an American crime drama-thriller television series created by Courtney Kemp Agboh. James St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick) struggles to balance his life as a New York City nightclub owner and as a major player in one of the city's biggest illegal drug networks. ...more on Wikipedia

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Hard Knocks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Ballers'
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2 4 VOTES

Hard Knocks is a reality sports documentary television series produced by NFL Films and HBO. The show was first broadcast in 2001, and the current 2014 season is the ninth. Each season, it follows a National Football League team through its training camp and covers the team's preparation for the upcoming football season. The series shows the personal and professional lives of the players, coaches and staff, including their family life, position battles, and even inside jokes and pranks. It particularly focuses on rookies' adjustments to playing in the NFL, usually with emphasis on the team's most recent top draft pick. It usually also chooses to focus on undrafted and journeyman players who ...more on Wikipedia

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Entourage is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Ballers'
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Entourage is an American comedy-drama television series that premiered on HBO on July 18, 2004 and concluded on September 11, 2011, after eight seasons. The series was created and largely written by Doug Ellin and chronicles the acting career of Vincent Chase, a young A-list movie star, and his childhood friends from Queens, New York City, as they navigate the unfamiliar terrain of Los Angeles, California. Mark Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson served as the show's executive producers, and its premise is loosely based on Wahlberg's experiences as an up-and-coming film star. The series deals with themes of male friendship and real-life situations in modern-day Hollywood. The show is known for its ...more on Wikipedia

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Boardwalk Empire is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Ballers'
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Boardwalk Empire is an American period drama television series created by Terence Winter. Airing on premium cable channel HBO, the series is set in Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition era and stars Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson. Winter, a Primetime Emmy Award-winning screenwriter and producer, created the show. ...more on Wikipedia

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