A large number of black guys in the US dream of playing in a professional basketball league (NBA). The fast and sharp winger Michael Diggs quickly attracted the attention of sports promoters. The guy was invited to one of the teams. Magnificent speed and accurate throws in the basket invariably aroused the enthusiasm of the audience. Coming from a poor family acquired material well-being. Thanks to his sporting achievement, Michael went to college and was soon going to defend his diploma. Diggs got a gorgeous girl - beautiful Linda Collins.
Then trouble happened. As described in the movie "Slam Jam", the guy was accused of accidental murder, which he did not commit. Michael went to prison for six years. When he was released, it was necessary to decide what to do. Former friends and acquaintances left. Diggs had to be a dishwasher in one of the cafes. Once passing by the open basketball court, he saw guys playing basketball. Diggs decided to play with them. His game made a strong impression on the new partners. They offered Michael to join their team, because soon there will be a tournament on the open ground, the main prize of which is 25 thousand dollars.