Rich Cowan's period film about basketball, The Basket, comes to DVD with a widescreen anamorphic transfer preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. Closed-captioned English soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital Surround. French, Spanish, and German soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital Surround. English subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include a commentary track recorded by director Cowan, deleted scenes with optional director commentary, making-of featurettes, outtakes, and a still photo gallery. This is an outstanding release from MGM/UA.