Hayward's cousin dies from a lethal dose of heroin, and Reeves must stop him from seeking revenge.
Salami sprains a knee during a pickup basketball game, and his doctor prescribes amphetamines, which he unwittingly shares with the team.
Mack Wade, a "can't-miss" basketball prospect, transfers to Carver to finish out high school. Wade has tons of scholarship offers from colleges, both academic and athletic. However, when Wade starts having troubles in the classroom, Coach Reeves realizes Mack has been passed through because of his basketball potential, even though he's a functional illiterate.moreless
Coolidge believes he's ready for the NBA, and thinks about signing with a crooked agent to get there.
College scouts are impressed with Reese and believe he has a good shot at a scholarship. However, Reese's plans are put on hold when his girlfriend, a Carver cheerleader, tells him she's pregnant. Coach Reeves, however, discovers her attending cheerleader practices, even though she is supposedly pregnant, and believes she may be lying about the pregnancy to trap Reese into marrying her.moreless