Basketball Inaccuracies In A Teen Movie

Derrick Rossignol scrutinizes and analyzes High School Musical's portrayal of Basketball

Quick! How many of the basketball players in High School Musical are using illegal numbers on their jerseys?

Stumped? It’s two.

If you didn’t get it right, you’re probably like me in that the accuracy of regulation uniforms for high school basketball teams in the state of New Mexico isn’t the thing at the forefront of your mind when you watch High School Musical. Most likely though, neither of us are Derek Rossignol. Aside from uniform legality, Rossignol also touches on such topics as: “Does Coach Bolton actually know what he’s talking about?” and “Could the specific model of scoreboard used malfunction in a specific way it does in order to advance a specific plot point?”