Daily Archives: October 8, 2008

Documentary About Jews and Basketball Featuring Coach Red Sarachek Premiers in New York City

When filmmaker David Vyorst decided to make “The First Basket,” a documentary about Jews and basketball, his research led him to Yeshiva University’s legendary coach Red Sarachek. The late Sarachek, deeply loved and immensely respected by his players, was also a major figure in the development of the game.