In North Carolina's poorest community resides its richest basketball. Kinston High School basketball coach Perry Tyndall rejected documentary requests by Netflix and others but allowed us to spend a season behind the scenes with his program for a multi-part written and video series examining the challenges kids face to survive when basketball may be their only way out.
Inside NC’s poorest community lies its richest basketball where nightmares fight dreams
It started as a basketball game. It ended as a reminder of what Kinston is up against.
As teens are gunned down in Kinston, can basketball’s refuge prevent another victim?