Former Lacrosse Player’s Film Featured In Nike’s #RiseAbove Campaign!


Nike Basketball’s new #RiseAbove campaign features films and documentaries on basketball, and they come from all around the world. One of the featured films is “Salaam Dunk” and it focuses on the inspiring and growing love for basketball amongst young women in Iraq.

The documentary was put together by David Fine, a high school lacrosse All-American from Washington state, who played his collegiate lacrosse at Wesleyan University in CT, graduating in 2004.

Here is the lead-in video from Nike and the Jordan Brand:

And here is a 3 minute preview of Salaam Dunk, by David Fine:

An Iraqi girl falls in love with basketball in a country where tradition says she shouldn’t.

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Connor Wilson

Connor is the Publisher of He lives in Brooklyn with his better half, continues to play and coach both box and field lacrosse in NYC as much as possible, and covers the great game that is lacrosse full-time. He spends his spare time stringing sticks and watching Futurama.


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