It's the basketball version of The Bad News Bears, about an African-American, playing the Walter Matthau role, who goes to Iran, ... and it's a documentary. The story of NBA-hopeful Kevin Sheppard, who was contracted to play in Iran for a year to lead a junior upstart team into the playoffs. Of course, this American who fears Iran and sees himself as a savior to these poor Middle-Easterners will change and be humbled, and learn that life is not all about basketball. That part is obvious. But again, it's not about the destination - it's about the journey. Watch, and be inspired.
From IMDb: "One can't help feeling that the world would be a much more peaceful place if ordinary people simply got to know one another."
PS: This is streaming on Netflix.