For as long as he can remember, Matt has wanted to play basketball. Now, as he tries out for the team at his new school, he realizes that the easy days of elementary ball are over. This is a much more serious game. Dealing with a hard-driving coach, competitive teammates and his own insecurities, Matt needs to call on all his skills, both on and off the court, to make the team and keep his head above water. When he is unwittingly involved in tagging a store with racist graffiti, Matt finds himself in more trouble than he bargained for.