Do yourself a favor. Set aside 30 minutes to watch a short documentary. Actually, that's enough time to watch it twice. Do it twice. You'll come away with an even greater appreciation for the crisp cinematography, lively action and compelling insights more by absorbing the information twice.

The new bilingual documentary, "The Rising: Hoop Origins with Stephen Curry," which made its global debut last week on his YouTube channel, is a celebration of grassroots basketball in Tokyo.

It’s nice to see the superstar in his element, talking about the game and learning about influential folks behind the scenes who’ve also helped shape Japan’s basketball culture.