Inspired by NBA superstar Kevin Durant’s experiences, “Swagger” explores the world of youth basketball, and the players, their families and coaches who walk the fine line between dreams and ambition, and opportunism and corruption. Off the court, the show reveals what it’s like to grow up in America.

In “Swagger,” O’Shea Jackson Jr. stars as Ike, a former star player who’s now a youth basketball coach; Hill stars as Jace Carson, a basketball phenomenon who is one of the top-ranked youth basketball players in the country; Shinelle Azoroh plays Jenna, Jace’s mother who is determined to chart NBA success for her son; Wallis plays Crystal, a top young basketball player; Caleel Harris plays Musa, the team’s glue and point guard; Bingham plays Drew Murphy, a player from an affluent part of town; Solomon Irama plays Phil Marksby, the enforcer for a rival team; Nzeribe plays Royale, a sub-par player with a wealthy dad; Ferrer plays Meg Bailey, a former basketball player and coach for a rival team; Wilds plays Alonzo Powers, the grassroots division leader at a major shoe company; and Rivera plays Nick, a player from Puerto Rico with the drive to become the best player in the country.

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Release date

October 29, 2021


Thirty Five Ventures, Imagine Television Studios, CBS Studios, Undisputed Cinema.


O’Shea Jackson Jr., Isaiah Hill, Quvenzhané Wallis, Shinelle Azoroh, Tessa Ferrer, Caleel Harris, James Bingham, Solomon Irama, Ozie Nzeribe, Tristan Mack Wilds.


Reggie Rock Bythewood


Reggie Rock Bythewood

Executive Producers

Reggie Rock Bythewood, Executive Producers, Reggie Rock Bythewood, Kevin Durant, Brian Grazer, Rich Kleiman, Samie Kim Falvey, Francie Calfo, Samantha Corbin-Miller.

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An injured Jace considers ignoring doctor’s orders, risking his health for the sake of Swagger DMV.

Premiere Date: December 17, 2021



Ike and Jace set aside their differences to take on a former rival who stands between them and nationals.

Premiere Date: December 10, 2021


Still I Rise

Swagger DMV return home as social media sensations but face an uphill climb to qualify for nationals.

Premiere Date: December 3, 2021



Six months after the season shutdown, Swagger DMV embark on a road trip and play in a tournament where they’re confronted with racism.

Premiere Date: November 25, 2021


All on the Line

Jace and his teammates deal with the aftermath of their actions. Musa finds out his grandfather has COVID-19.

Premiere Date: November 19, 2021


24-Hour Person

After Crystal shares a secret with Jace, he worries about her safety and tries to help.

Premiere Date: November 12, 2021


We Good?

As Swagger DMV go up against the G-Dubs, Jace will have to decide what’s most important—a personal win or a team win.

Premiere Date: November 5, 2021


Mano a Mano

Jace competes with Nick to claim the top spot in the DMV, as Ike confronts his past.

Premiere Date: October 29, 2021



Ike merges with another basketball program to form a powerhouse team, while a determined Jace struggles to regain his #1 ranking.

Premiere Date: October 29, 2021



All eyes are on Jace, a 14-year-old basketball phenom in the DMV (DC, Maryland, Virginia), who joins a team coached by Ike, a former rising star.

Premiere Date: October 29, 2021