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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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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Chappelle's Show is listed (or ranked) 3 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) 4 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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