The Fresh Prince was a basketball star at Bel-Air Academy
I really hadn’t thought much about “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” until I read that Beaver County (Pa.) schools were locked down last week after a receptionist misheard a student’s voicemail greeting (the theme song from the once-popular sitcom) as a threat about “shooting some people outside of school.” The actual lyrics, of course, are “shooting some bball outside of school.”
In any event, I had forgotten just how much of a baller Will Smith was at Bel-Air Academy. Or that he played on what appears to be a 40-foot court. He’s even got his own highlight video.
Here’s IMDB’s synopsis of the “Courting Disaster” episode in season one: