HOOP WARRIOR

A Feature Documentary Film

"The path is tough, but only the tough stay in the path"

Jorge Matos

Hoop Warrior’ is an immersive and captivating Feature Documentary delving into the significance and transformative power of basketball in Puerto Rico, seen through the eyes of professional player Jorge Matos. Transitioning from street basketball beyond national level in Puerto Rico, depicting the challenges, and rewards of Latinx athletes. Overcoming asthma, poverty and the loss of his 9 month daughter. His mourning process allows him to transform pain into strength.
Presenting the physical and psychological efforts required to succeed as a high-performance athlete. Exploring the rehabilitation process, and reclaiming one's place in sports after an injury. We follow his therapy and transformation process in Miami. After 5 months without playing, joins the FIBA 3x3 Americup, won the silver medal and top 3 players honor of the tournament. Triumphant returns to the 2023 professional series, compete in the Pan-American Games in Chile and ready to claim his place on the court and serve his community.

Synopsis

Get your Shoes- Jorge Matos La Araña & help our documentary,

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"When I look back at my abandoned school, where I began, I can proudly say that I came from here. That no matter your past life conditions they have nothing to do with your future."

Jorge Matos

Hoop Warrior- Jorge Matos remembers his old school where he began to play basketball.
Hoop Warrior- Jorge Matos remembers his old school where he began to play basketball.

From his humble beginnings Jorge Matos discovered his passion for basketball. The local, street basketball scene and community leagues became his training ground, nurturing his talent and dedication.

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Humble Beginnings

International Achievements

"We got there with nothing, no recognition, no status, with nothing lose, so we gave it all, that's how we won the gold"

Jorge Matos

FIBA

WORLD CUP 2021 GOLD MEDAL

FIBA

AmeriCup 2022

SILVER MEDAL

After a shoulder injury, surgery and therapy, Jorge Matos returns to the basketball court and wins the silver medal for PR FIBA 3x3 team.

Always present in his community.

Jorge Matos- Hoop Warrior- Children fans.
Jorge Matos- Hoop Warrior- Children fans.

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