Rebound: The Legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault

Rebound: The Legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault is a 1996 HBO television film about Earl Manigault, a legendary American street basketball player famous under his nickname of "The Goat."

Rebound: The Legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault
Theatrical release poster
Written byAlan Swyer and Larry Golin
Directed byEriq La Salle
StarringDon Cheadle
James Earl Jones
Michael Beach
Clarence Williams III
Eriq La Salle
Forest Whitaker
Music byKevin Eubanks
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
CinematographyAlar Kivilo
EditorGary Karr
Original releaseNovember 23, 1996 (1996-11-23)

The film written by Alan Swyer and Larry Golin and directed by Eriq La Salle stars Don Cheadle in the title role of Manigault. Former professional basketball player Nigel Miguel provided basketball training to the cast, and worked with La Salle to coordinate and stage the basketball scenes.[1]



  1. ^ "HBO Movie 'Rebound' Tells Story Of Harlem Street Basketball Player Earl 'The Goat' Manigault". Jet. Vol. 91, no. 1. November 18, 1996. p. 54. ISSN 0021-5996. Retrieved October 5, 2014.

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