Starring: Jennifer Finnigan, Doug Savant & Roger R. Cross
Inspired by a true story, Playing For Keeps is a story of celebrity, betrayal, legal battles and a mother’s overwhelming love for her child.
Nicole Alpern is a beautiful young sports groupie whose dreams come true when she catches the eye of Ty Rivers, a famous and wealthy basketball star. The two get along well and after Nicole takes him back to her apartment they’re swept up in a whirlwind relationship. He invites her to basketball games and she takes it as a good sign when she is regularly seated beside other home team players’ girlfriends.
The bubble bursts when Nicole discovers she’s pregnant and Ty refuses to believe that the baby is his. With Ty gone and in the face of her father’s disapproval, Nicole gives birth to a mixed race son she names Noah. After a positive DNA test proves the baby is his, Ty comes back into Nicole’s life, but it all comes crashing down when Ty’s wife finds out about the relationship.
Moving, inspirational and dramatic, Playing For Keeps stars Jennifer Finnigan, Doug Savant and Roger Cross.