In love and basketball sex scene to Monica and Quincy were Quincy's father Zeke McCall, a professional basketball player himself who cheats on Quincy's mother, and Shawnee Easton, another girl at high school fighting for Quincy's attention. Omar and I used to love and basketball sex scene as a team against the guys. It became one of those lines that is repeated often, and I remember feeling very intimidated and nervous and green and lucky that I was even allowed to the party. My outfits were really hoochie, you know, girl with questionable moral fiber outfits, so, no, it did not lend itself to anything other than me keeping those fake boobs in place against my flat chest. But what they did that was dope in the credits [was] they made it red and did a little heartbeat and so they came up with it.
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It took 13 takes because I kept beating Sanaa to the ball. A fact both decided to keep from Prince-Bythewood until the roles were cast. And their final game of one-on-one. Every single studio turned it down.
Jay Stern, executive producer, New Line Cinema: It became one of those lines that is repeated often, and I remember feeling very intimidated and nervous and green and lucky that I was even allowed to the party. Very, very blessed and grateful to them. It was so devastating because I wanted younger girls to be able to see this film. Just be real with it.