– [Announcer] The following presentation has been awarded the family approved seal by the Dove Foundation (uplifting music) (basketball bouncing) (players chattering excitedly) (shoes squeaking) (gentle piano music) (players chattering excitedly) (gentle piano music) (feet pattering) (whistle shrieking) – Okay, gentlemen, let’s finish up 20 laps, then hit the showers If I push ’em hard enough, I won’t need to make any cuts They’ll make ’em for me – There goes one – Watch it, retard – [Dribbles] Dah, dah, dah-dah – Hey Dribbles, Mr. Video, it’s a little early for game films, isn’t it? These are just try outs, buddy – Oh, it’s not too early, it’s never too early to learn from your mistakes I gotta take a piss – I thought he died or somethin’ – Thought, or hoped? – Look, I got nothin’ against the guy It’s just embarrassing having a feeb as a mascot – Feeb, as long as you got nothin’ against him – Looks like our mascot’s back again – [Dribbles] Barforama, a technicolor yawn Ralph, Ralphie boy, to the moon, Norton – I think he’s trying to tell us somebody threw up in the bathroom (whistle blaring) Okay, that is it for tonight, gentlemen Thanks for comin’ out – Tasty, huh? – Oh, nasty – You wanna make this team? – Yeah – Clean that up – Aw – Hey, you get sick in there from running laps? – Sorry? – [Dan] Why’d you come back out? – I wanna be on this team – [Dan] Sophomore?
– Junior – And you never went out for the team before? You’re in my class, McNeil Listen, McNeil, you get sick like that again, you stop It is not good for you – But I wanna make the team, okay How am I gonna make the team unless I show you everything I got – I heard you Listen McNeil, nothing personal, but sometimes wanting something, it isn’t enough But we’ll see, okay (door squeaking and banging shut) – What’ve you been, stomping grapes in Italy? Just kiddin’ It’s kinda weird seeing you in here – [Eddie] Hey Christian, what’d you get on your knee? – Ah! (Eddie laughing) – They really do that here? – Hey Dwight, wash this for me – Hey, try not to piss him off Look what he did to me, I’m his friend – Why? (players chattering) – You’re gonna have to tell me which way to get there I don’t think I can find your new house in the dark Man, I ache all over Which way? ♪ And it seems like you’re not ♪ – You know, I envy you – What, you don’t think I’m sore? – Yeah but, you only have one more day of tryouts I have to go through this all season (laughing) I’m just kiddin’ ♪ Feels like you’re out of air ♪ ♪ And you don’t ♪ know where to go ♪ – Look, I know things have been weird ever since your father Come on man, you don’t really think you’re gonna make the team anyway, do you? – [David] I’ll make this team – Why? I mean you’ve never, ever cared about basketball before Or any other sport – Stop here – This it? – Can I borrow this? – [Christian] Yeah, sure – Thanks – Yeah ♪ You carry fears and ♪ you’re freaking out ♪ ♪ ‘Cause you’ve always ♪ played it safe ♪ – Wait a second, this isn’t your house (ball clanking) Haven’t you had enough of this for one night? (laughing) You got a hell of a set shot there, kid It’ll come in handy if we ever have to play a team of pygmies You know, you oughta try this new thing they invented It’s called a jump shot I don’t get it, you were all into art and stuff I mean, what is it you suddenly have to prove? – [David] Ah! (gentle music) – [Christian] Jump! (dog barking) (crowd cheering) (gentle music) (game clock buzzing) (alarm clock buzzing)
(people chattering) (shoes squeaking) (gentle music) (knocking) – All right, let’s put the Patriot Act into a context you can relate to Lockers, school can search them, doesn’t need a reason Is that okay? – Doesn’t matter If you complain about something like that, they automatically think you’re doing something wrong – Are you? (knocking at door) – Go ahead and search my locker, I’m not hiding anything – Well that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t occasionally cover up Thank you, Miss Todd, welcome to the class, find a seat An individual’s right to privacy versus the right of all of us to live in a safe environment Come on, how far can and should the government go? – They’ll go as far as they can Governments suck – Governments suck, there’s your opinion, that’s good, I like that We like opinions You can say that You have the right to say that Of course, the government’s the only thing keeping a guy like you from beatin’ the crap out of a guy like him (class laughing) – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday You know, I really think Gollum was on low carb Seriously, think about it You could count the guy’s ribs He only ate meat and fish He spit out the elvish bread and he hates the sound of taters – You’re gonna have to put something back because, because you’re $6.49 short – I’m good for it, I’m good for it Everybody knows me An honest man is what I am Ask ’em, go ahead – [Shannon] Sir, I’m sorry but, but we don’t offer credit – I don’t want hoopy boopy charity, huh? – I said credit, not charity – Well that’s different, I’ll take some credit If you have some credit, I’ll take some credit – Hi ya, Dribbles – We don’t offer credit, sorry – It’s all right, Shannon How short is he? – [Shannon] 6.49 – [Manger] You’re all set, Dribbles Get it to us when you can – I told you, everybody knows me I’ve got my cake mixes now (upbeat music) ♪ ONE A-M ♪ – You’re up and about early – [Annie] Opening for Deana – [Sarah] Put a jacket on ♪ Herbal tea, herbal tea ♪ ♪I bite my nails ♪ – He’s so angry lately He used to be such a sensitive kid I wonder if I did the right thing – I think you did – I thought so too I know I did for Alex and me, but I don’t know about David anymore – Chin up, kid, it’ll be fine ♪ To get back in your skin again ♪ ♪ Get back in your skin again ♪ – Can you believe this already? ♪ Goodbye, Leigh, I’ll always keep ♪ ♪ The things that ♪ you have given me ♪ – [Dribbles] I’ve got my own cupcakes, I brought for your bake sale – [Woman] Thank you, Dribbles they’re great – They’re, they’re like a yellow cupcakes with chocolate frosting – They look good ♪ Electric lights ♪ ♪ Don’t light the room ♪ ♪ Anymore, like they used to ♪ – Come on, look, if you got somethin’ to say,
just say it to my face – You’re a stupid jock – I stupid jock, I don’t think– – Hey guys, there now Oh! – That’s not what you said Go ahead, tell me, come on! Tell me to my face – Hey, knock it off! You got someplace to be? Well be there You too, everyone, go I don’t get paid for this ♪ To get back in ♪ your skin again ♪ – Hey! – Whoops, whoopsie Please Please ♪ The things that ♪ you have given me ♪ (light pop music) – Anders, Batoli, Castle, Cole, Dwight, Finn, Finwick, Jones, Kennsington, Montel, Michaud, Ralziback, Russo, Tenny, Washington That’s 15, that is all the slots I have – You know these tryouts are just a big show Most of these guys have been playing on travel teams since they were eight So what were you thinkin’, man? College scholarship, shot at the NBA? (David scoffing) Come on – I’m not stupid, Christian – Well, what? – I just wanted, the jacket – State championship jacket? That’s all? No big deal, but you’re not stupid – Screw you – What? I don’t know what’s happened to you, man, I really don’t (paper crumbling) – You’re gonna have to keep yourself in check No outbursts, no flying off the handle There’s a lot of expectations this year, Mr. Cole You’re gonna have to find a way to deal with the pressure You up for it? – Yes, sir – [Dan] All right – Do either of your parents know? – No – (sighing) So what’s Sherri think? – Sherri? Sherri’s crazy – She gonna make you keep it? – No I wanna keep it – Are you serious? – Yes – You can’t have a kid – Forget you – What, you’re 17 – I wanna have the kid, all right? And if you tell anyone about it, I’ll kill ya – I’m not gonna say anything David, you want a ride? (solemn, gentle music) Be like that (solemn, gentle music) (thunder rumbling) (solemn, gentle music) (music intensifying)
– Ah! (solemn, gentle music) (students chattering) – Hey – Hey – From my old school – Did you get that jacket by being team manager? – Sure, manager’s part of the team You thinking of going out for field hockey? You like chocolate? – Yeah (gentle music) (breathing heavily) This is so, stupid – It’s so you Oh, look (gentle music) – You wouldn’t (gentle music) I don’t believe it She got somethin’ You got somethin’ – Mm-hmm – [David] Mm-hmm (Mary giggling) (David growling) – Here – That’s how you got my chocolate? – Mm-hmm – What? – I bet you’re one of those kids (laughing) who can always think of somethin’ fun to do on a rainy day – There’s no trick to being fun Just don’t let what other people might think of you keep you from doing what you want – Immune from peer pressure? – Sure – Then, why’d you manage that field hockey team, and get that jacket? – I don’t care about the jacket, I managed the team ’cause it was a good time with my friends – Yeah, but it’s kind of like a trophy Must mean something to you – Means I won’t get cold (gentle music) I’ve never gone out with a jock before – I’m not a jock – I asked a girl in class about you and she said you were going out for the basketball team – I did But you know, it was the first time I’ve gone out for a sport before, so (gentle music) – That explains it – What? – Nothing – Hey, you started this, what? – Well, she was kinda laughing when she said it (gentle music) (wolf howling) (dog barking) (gentle music)
– Hold on! (tires squealing) – [Mary] He didn’t even look – Dribbles – Is he crazy? – Yeah, he kind of is (gentle music) (door clicking open) Worried about your car? – I’m doing the budget – A little late for that, isn’t it? – Your father wasn’t exactly an accountant He left the checkbook in a bit of a mess – Yeah, I guess leaving things in a mess was his specialty – David – Um! (gentle piano music) See ya at practice tomorrow night, man – I don’t think that’s such a smart idea – Oh no? I’m the new manager I’m part of the team, man – You just wanted that stupid jacket – McNeil, you know Dribbles Well, get to know him better, you two are gonna be working together – [Dribbles] Partner – (laughing) Welcome to the team (game clock buzzing) (upbeat music) (crowd cheering) – [Dribbles] Wrong-O (whistle tooting) – [Dribbles] Wrong-O (crowd cheering) – Wrong. Wrong. Wrong-O – Hey, shut up I know what’s goin’ on Okay, what happened? ♪ Moving on, moving on ♪ (whistle tooting) – Michaud – Hey, hey, do you know any, for like– – [Man] Defense! (whistle screeching) – Why don’t you go back and play with your little friend now – When a guy shoots, and a guy makes it, ask me, I know most of this stuff – [Man] Defense! – Cole, one field goal Cole, field goal, assist, Michaud Jones, second personal foul, team foul four Jones, field goal, goal fifth – Got it I got it – Michaud, personal foul, two, that was five (crowd cheering) (game clock buzzing) (crowd cheering) – [Dribbles] Total points, Lakeshore 65, Woodsville, 75 – Good game Harv, do me a favor, turn that off, will ya? Eddie, we talked about this McNeil, do me a favor, get that bottle, will ya, thanks – Hey there, what ya doin’?
Trying to look up the girls’ skirts? – [Dribbles] Thought you was the manager, not the whoppy doopin’ water boy – Uh, what’re you doin’, clean that up Are these accurate, McNeil? – Uh, I think so – Damn (muffled yelling) (pounding on door) (tense music) (player grunting) – [Player] Eddie! – You all right? Shit Get coach – All right – Dribbles, turn that camera off Dribbles, get outta here, turn that thing off! Jesus, are you all right? – [Player] Eddie! – [Player] You all right? Oh, shit! Get coach – All right – Dribbles, turn that camera off Dribbles, get outta here, turn that thing off! – I don’t know, Dan – [Player] You all right? Coach! – Maybe we can get away with suspending him for three games – Come Bill, Cole is our best player – [Bill] He’s damn lucky they’re not pressing charges – Thanks – Yeah, thanks a lot – [Christian] They still watchin’ the tape? – Shut up Three game suspension – That’s it, are you kidding me? They’re still cleaning the blood out of the floor tiles out there – Do you know what three games without Eddie could do to this team? Or don’t you want your precious jacket anymore? Besides, you don’t know what happened You don’t know anything about Eddie – [David] Uh (Annie singing softly) (light guitar music) – [Sarah] David, someone’s here for you (light guitar music) ♪ At times I wonder if ♪ ♪ Your mind is ♪ – Here he is, you two have fun – A basketball and a girl David, you are absolutely full of surprises – Nice outfit – Some of us have to work for a living ♪ Change ♪ ♪ No ♪ ♪ When I say you’re wonderful ♪ ♪ Truth is I couldn’t lie ♪ ♪ It’s too late, ♪ it’s time to go ♪ ♪ A quick hug, then ♪ let’s say goodbye ♪ – What does your Aunt Annie do? She said she was dressed for work? – She’s not a prostitute, if that’s what you mean – No? – No, she works in a clothing store It’s called Seems Like Old Times They sell second hand stuff All antique clothing Seems Like Old Times, get it? Yeah, exactly – Your aunt live with you guys? – We live with her When my dad walked out on my mom and me,
she couldn’t afford the payments (gentle music) – Why’d he take off? – That’s a question you’re not supposed to ask – Sorry – I’m glad you asked Most people, they pretend like they’re not interested, even though they are Boredom, I guess Couldn’t stick with it, my dad I mean this was a guy who couldn’t hold the same job for more than two years in a row Always on my back about not having goals – You said your dad used to play ball Is that why you want a championship jacket? Goals? Get him back? – Do you always ask exactly what you’re thinking? I don’t want him back – But you don’t wanna be the reason why he left either (gentle music) – Is that stupid? – Well, I don’t know about a championship jacket, but, I do know what you mean about not wanting to feel worthless (gentle piano music) (students laughing) (ball bouncing) (drum riff) – [Man] Yes, oh, woo-hoo! (drum riff) Oh yeah! (crowd clapping) Oh, oh! (drum riff) – Oh! (crowd laughing) (drum riff) (loud whistling) – [Crowd] Oh! (ball bouncing) (loud whistling) (drum riff) – [Girl] M-I-S-S, miss it! Miss it! – [Cheerleader] I know (cheerleaders chattering) (crowd applauding) (drum riff) – Hey uh, look, Christian told me that you’re a good artist – I draw and paint some, yeah – Well look, I need a favor from you (crowd applauding) I wanna play a trick – Uh – [Eddie] On Dribbles (loud whistling) Are you in? – Okay (crowd cheering) (crowd laughing) – Yeah, I guess the offense is ridiculous, I hear Hey, hey – Hey – Don’t let Stephan catch you in here, man You’ve only got one more game on the suspension – I know – What’s this about? – I need a favor Look, just turn your jerseys inside out (loud whistling)
(crowd cheering) Mr. Thomas, Mr. Thomas, yeah (marching band music) (crowd cheering) (somber piano music) (boys laughing) – Oh man, he pissed himself (somber piano music) – I’m sorry, I’m sorry – Telling me doesn’t do any good – Sometimes I have trouble thinking of other people as being real – You emotionally tortured that poor man What did he ever do to you? – Embarrassed me – Didn’t you think at all? He obviously has some problems, but, didn’t you wonder how he might feel? – No, I didn’t (gentle music) – What? – Can I help? I’m sorry I wanna help – It’s okay, he means it He’s a jerk, but he’s an honest jerk – Thanks (somber music) – Thank you – Look, I just wanted to say I’m sorry again for the – That one came down when the glass ones went up (gentle piano music) – [Mary] You were on the 1985 legacy? – No, my dad was – Alex McNeil, he was the point guard, number 43
– Yeah, that’s right, how’d you know? – The 1985 legacy? – Yeah, it was a really big deal Lakeshore played up a class They won the championship by beating a school four times their size – Must’ve been really good – I guess – [Mary] 1985 – [David] I don’t have time to watch these now – You can take ’em with you – Take ’em? – [Mary] What if something happens? – You can be real careful with ’em (gentle piano music) – I’m not waiting up because I’m worried about my car – Hey, Mom – Well hey yourself – How was your day? – Not bad Not bad (gentle piano music) (door squeaking open) (objects clanking) (projector clicking) (upbeat guitar music) – [David] All right, this is it, thanks – [Sarah] Who lives here? (upbeat guitar music) ♪ Alone again, I sit ♪ without a friend ♪ ♪ Until the early morning ♪ ♪ I’m staring at the paint ♪ ♪ I fight to stay awake ♪ – Tires are still goody, good, good, good – Wish I could say the same for my nutsy, nuts, nuts ♪ And I digress ♪ ♪ The word’s right ♪ in front of me ♪ ♪ This loneliness is peaceful ♪ (upbeat guitar music) (students chattering) – We have one tomorrow, and she didn’t even tell us I don’t even know what to study – Neither do I – I don’t wanna talk about it (locker slamming loudly) – [Girl] Geez, what’s his problem? – You haven’t heard? – No (students chattering) Are you sure? – [Girl] I think that was real rough – I did not– – Well, you know, I totally am taking it – Stand her up – Oh, okay – [Girl] Oh my god. (coughing) (students chattering)
(game clock buzzing) (balls bouncing) (students chattering) – I want you to wear them out Eddie, stay all over number 15 (crowd chattering) – [Man] You’re kidding (crowd laughing and clapping) – Make them pass Christian, you and Shawn are looking great You wanna keep that boy Dean, every time you go down the court, you look for him, all right? (crowd laughing) (gentle music) He’s number 24, we talked about him, okay, he’s a – Go away – Hey Eddie, take, take it easy man, come on Come on let’s go Dribbles, lose the ball (gentle music) (somber music) – That looks like one of those snow globes Whatcha call it? – It’s not snow, it’s manna, it’s from heaven – Huh It’s beautiful Everything’s so peaceful and gentle Nobody could have troubles on a night like tonight Damn, it’s cold (gentle music) (door handle rattling) (gentle music) (Dribbles crying) – Get out of here, McNeil – He didn’t do anything – Do you wanna be next? Look, I swear to god, get out! – Help me, help me! Help me! (Dribbles crying and groaning) No, no (Dribbles crying) – Come on, do something Come on! – David, what? (Dribbles crying) – Stay here (coughing) – I told you (Dribbles coughing and panting) – [David] Leave him alone! – [Eddie] Oh, this is a joke to everyone, huh? We’re gonna have that kid! – [Mary] I think he needs a doctor – [David] There’s a phone in the athletic office – No doctor, no, oh no, no doctor, no – [Mary] You okay?
– Okie dokie, smokey, okie dokie Okie dokie (gentle, solemn guitar music) (knocking at door) – David – [David] Hey – So this is your new room, huh? – Yeah – I haven’t really seen you work on any art since you went out for the team – Um, well, this isn’t, isn’t – [Christian] You heard Eddie’s been kicked off? – You want an apology from me? – An apology? – Yeah, isn’t that why you came over here? To tell me about Eddie, how it’s my fault – I came here to see if you were okay To see if things between you and me were okay (scoffing) Looks like I got my answer – Right – Look, Eddie did a screwed up thing Did a lot of screwed up things But the guy was under an incredible amount of pressure – And that makes it okay? – No, no it doesn’t But sometimes pressure can make a guy do some stupid things Doesn’t always necessarily make him some kind of asshole – Usually does – Yeah, but now always You should know that So should I (knocking at door) – [Dan] McNeil – You wanted to see me? – You hear about Cole? Leaves me the slot open You weren’t the next best choice, there were some other guys who were better But I was thinkin’ all things considered You interested, or what? – [David] Yeah – Don’t tell me that fire in your belly’s burned out already Don’t expect much, you won’t be in Cole’s position, you may not even see any court time – Do I get a uniform? – Unless you wanna play bare assed – Uniform (projector clicking) (knocking at door) – David What’re you doing with your grandfather’s movie projector? What’re you watching, are those dirty movies? – I’m not watching dirty movies – I wanna see what’s on that film – It’s not a dirty movie! – Run it! (projector clicking) Oh my god, where did you get this? – [David] That guy, Dribbles, gave me a whole box of ’em – Look at him Were we really that young, I almost forgot – Give it a few more years, maybe we can forget what he looked like all together – Okay, maybe it’s time we had a little talk (David sighing) I know you’re angry at your father for leaving, I understand, David – Angry? I’m pissed, I’m pissed off Not for leaving, either For never being here in the first place Poor David, dad ran away and he hasn’t had a father for six months I got news for you, I never had a father – Is that what you think? Your daddy neglected you? Your daddy never took you to ball games? Your daddy never took you fishing? Well I’ve got news for you, son Your daddy was working three jobs to keep the bills paid
I know you can count and figure out that your father and I were 17 when you were born So I guess it’s kind of obvious that you weren’t a planned pregnancy – David McNeil, love child. (laughing) – I’m glad you can think that’s funny now I can tell you no one was laughing then (slow, somber music) We were just out of high school and your dad had a basketball scholarship to college – He had to marry you – No, he didn’t, I told him to go, but he said, “No way.” – You were gonna get an abortion? – [Sarah] No, your grandparents agreed to help me raise you He stayed because he wanted to – Maybe he stayed because he was scared of going off Maybe I was just a convenient excuse – I thought that for awhile too, but it wasn’t true We loved each other But neither one of us wanted to stay around and raise a family – So what happened? He get tired of playing martyr? – That’s the hard part, David, for me, anyway Your father didn’t walk out on us I told him to leave He wasn’t doing you any good He was barely doing me any good We were destroying him When your grandparents moved out of this house and there was space, I knew we could make it on our own, just the two of us If I made a mistake, I’m sorry But I wouldn’t have done it if I didn’t think it was the best thing for everybody (gentle piano music) – Hey, congratulations, kid I hope Stephan knows what the hell he’s doing – Where are the uniforms? – In the corner Bottom box – Is 43 still in here? – Should be (light piano music) – Whose are these? – My mom got me those, and she shouldn’t have because they’re really expensive – Well you just forget about that because I don’t care as long as they’re used – I’ve got this really nice paint box, but the brushes in it are getting kind of beat What’s that great smell? What’re you cookin’? – Not me – Annie? – [Sarah] Uh-huh, Christmas turkey – Ugh, TV dinners all around – [Annie] I heard that, now everybody in the dining room so Annie can give you the bird – This might not be a pretty sight (“The First Noel”)
Whoa – This is so great (“The First Noel”) – Well did you notice those things? I came up with those myself – They’re really nice – This is great, Annie This is like what everyone should have for Christmas (“The First Noel”) – This was such a great idea Come on, let’s go – Okay (“The First Noel”) Merry Christmas – Merry Christmas (“The First Noel”) ♪ All alone again ♪ ♪ I sit without a friend ♪ ♪ Until the early morning ♪ ♪ I’m staring at the page ♪ ♪ I fight to stay awake ♪ ♪ But the pages are so boring ♪ ♪ And I digress ♪ ♪ The word’s right ♪ in front of me ♪ ♪ And this loneliness ♪ is peaceful ♪ (crowd cheering) ♪ Turning on my sights ♪ ♪ Surrounded to the night ♪ (crowd cheering) ♪ And now’s nodding off ♪ – Wonder where Dribbles was? (whistle shrieking) I can’t believe he’d miss the last regular game – Maybe he just couldn’t take the excitement – McNeil – What? – What do you mean, what? You’re in for Dwight Go! McNeil, check in (play clock buzzing) ♪ Why would he go ♪ ♪ Why would he go ♪ (crowd cheering) (crowd laughing) ♪ Take a break, you ♪ gotta get some rest ♪ (crowd cheering) ♪ You’re spending too ♪ much time going out ♪ (whistle shrieking) ♪ I count my lucky stars ♪ against my prayer ♪ ♪ Is this what loving ♪ you is all about ♪ – Hi, Mary – Hi, is David home? – No, not yet, but come on in anyway – Actually, my mom’s expecting me But um, could you just give him these for me? – Sneakers? – I guessed on the size, the receipt’s in there It’s a belated Christmas present So he can get a better grip on the court – I’m sorry? – You weren’t at the game last night? You know, the basketball game? You don’t know, he didn’t tell you he made the team? – The high school basketball team? (projector clicking) Sorry
– I wear the same number, 43 – Why didn’t you tell me? – It’s no big deal – It would be for a lot of kids It’s not like you though I thought you were an artist, not an athlete How come? – I don’t know Maybe I, I felt like I had something to prove – [Sarah] Had? – I guess I still do I’m just not sure I’m goin’ about it in the right way Do you think putting a ball through an iron rim proves anything? – Yes, for some people I think it does Setting a goal for yourself, going for it and achieving it It doesn’t have to be basketball though It could be art – That’s why you got me those? – Just the brushes you got this year The paint box was your father’s idea – Dad hated art – He knew you liked it Different people prove themselves in different ways I’d love to come watch you play ♪ Heartache writes this song ♪ ♪ And I’m just the ♪ fool who sings along ♪ ♪ Stumbling through ♪ these lines ♪ ♪ Knowing God I love ♪ a girl who lies ♪ ♪ I found your letters here ♪ ♪ With the breath of love ♪ for him that you exhaled ♪ ♪ And though they ♪ were not mine ♪ ♪ God I love a girl who sighs ♪ ♪ Fool me once ♪ ♪ Fool me twice ♪ ♪ I’m in ruins ♪ ♪ But at least I am alive ♪ ♪ Headstrong but heart weak ♪ ♪ By all the ends that ♪ I just couldn’t meet ♪ ♪ And the same way she ♪ loves a sad song ♪ ♪ God I love the ♪ girl that’s gone ♪ (light acoustic guitar music) ♪ Finding truth in ♪ the words you spoke ♪ ♪Now I’m singing either ♪ love her or you don’t ♪ ♪ And no matter how ♪ much I may try ♪ ♪ God I love the girl who lies ♪ ♪ God I love the girl who lies ♪ (knocking at door) (gentle, sorrowful music) – Dribbles Dribbles (gentle, sorrowful music) (coughing)
(gentle, sorrowful music) (people chattering) – David McNeil Mr. Steadman will see you now – Mr. Steadman? – Your friend, the man you brought in this morning – Guess I forgot his last name I don’t even know his first name, really (gentle, sorrowful music) – Tuesday – What? – Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, game night – Don’t worry about it How you doin’? I thought you were dead I’m sorry (lips sputtering) Listen, I just wanted to thank you, for taking over the charts and you know, the films and everything – Thank you, thank you, thank you – [David] For what? – Nurse uh, I’m the principal at Lakeshore High I understand you have a patient here, an employee of mine – Do you know the name? – He’s a janitor at the school – Okay, what you wanna do is you wanna go down that hallway and take a left, there’s a reception desk, they can help you – How is he? – Not too good I don’t know, at least he wasn’t looking too good when I saw him – That’s too bad Christian called, you guys won tonight You’re in the semi-finals He said to tell you that you may get your jacket after all What did he mean? – Championship jacket That’s why I joined in the first place – Really? Two games, you might get it You’re playing Friday night, right? – Yeah, I guess – Hiya, kid – Hey, Annie – Annie’s coming to the game with me, aren’t you? – We’ll see, I might have to work – Annie – It’s okay, you know, it’s no big deal, really – [Sarah] You said you were gonna– – Well look what I found at the store Ta-da! (gentle music) – How’re we doin’ in here? (gentle piano music) – Woo-hoo-hoo, go Lakeshore! – Well? – I know you’re excited, you’d be crazy if you weren’t But then you get ahead of yourself, and this is the end of the road From now on, you just take it one game at a time You don’t look beyond tonight Now, you just take care of the small things Snap those passes Hold out for the high percentage shots Make them go where you want, stick every foul shot You do that, you won’t have to worry about a championship, you’ll already have it (marching band music) – Hey, keep your eyes on the game
(marching band music) – I heard somebody telling Becker it was an emergency They put him in intensive care – [David] Becker on his way there? – He said he couldn’t leave the game (marching band music) (gentle, sorrowful music) – [David] It’s kinda weird – [Mary] What? – He spent most of his life making those tapes so people would remember the players Who’s gonna remember him? – [Mary] People will – No, they won’t, why should they? In the end, who was he? A janitor – David – I’m serious Not mean, just being honest All that stuff in his apartment, the trophies It was junk Nobody cares – I care He was nice to me and I’ll remember that – (laughing) No, you won’t In two years you’re gonna be in college You’ll forget all about high school Let alone Dribbles So will I But you’re right too, though He was a nice guy (gentle, sorrowful music) – McNeil, where were you tonight? Not that it mattered – Dribbles is dead, not that it matters – I’m sorry – We lost tonight – Yeah, I know (gentle, sorrowful music) (students chattering) – I heard about the old man
I’m gonna turn myself in I don’t know what killed him, but I imagine it was me – You know that it was – I’m scared – That’s great, you’re scared – I used to think it was great, that hold I had over people They treated me good But the thing is, half of ’em did it because I could score on the court And the other half did it because they were just plain scared – I don’t understand why anyone would want people to be afraid of them – Because it felt good It was like I had this power to make everything in my life perfect – You’re not so much of a hero anymore – No, no, and David, I never was (gentle piano music) – David, went to pick up your mother, Annie P.S. there’s a package in your room (gentle music) – You draw beautifully Course I can’t say too much for the subject matter – Subject matter’s what makes it I feel very strongly about this drawing – You paint well too – [David] Oh! – What do you feel for this one? – I don’t know I can never decide whether I love it or hate it But I’m glad I did it – Hey, don’t forget your package David? – [David] What’s wrong? – [Mary] It’s from the hospital (gentle music) Oh my god (gentle music) – What’d he give me this for? – Put it on – Too cool – You got your jacket? – [Mary] Hey look, a card (gentle music) – Where’d it come from? – From him, Dribbles – How come? (gentle music) – For being a friend (gentle music) (crowd chattering) (shoes squeaking)
(players yelling) (crowd cheering) (gentle piano music) Finished? – Think so Yeah – I like it I like it a lot – It’ll do (upbeat music) ♪ All I wanted ♪ ♪ Was someone to tell ♪ me how to dress ♪ ♪ Dress for certain mess ♪ ♪ ‘Cause I tend to make ends meet ♪ ♪ In such a way my ♪ stomach ends in knots ♪ ♪ I will find a way to ♪ take all the things I say ♪ ♪ Change the words ♪ so they sound right ♪ ♪ Among all the things I hide ♪ ♪ There’s one thing ♪ you might find ♪ ♪ I do believe you ♪ found me smile ♪ ♪ Me smile ♪ ♪ She left by plane ♪ ♪ It puzzles me why she ♪ chases sunsets west ♪ ♪ When new days bring the best ♪ ♪ Maybe someday ♪ we’ll find time ♪ ♪ To say our “How are yous” ♪ ♪ And “I wish you all the bests” ♪ ♪ I will find a way to take ♪ all the things I say ♪ ♪ To change the words ♪ so they sound right ♪ ♪ Among all the things I hide ♪ ♪ There’s one thing ♪ you might find ♪ ♪ I do believe you ♪ found me smile ♪ ♪ Me smile ♪ (upbeat music) ♪ I saw morning just today ♪
♪ Makeshift City, U.S.A. ♪ ♪ It’s so passe ♪ ♪ To feel this way ♪ ♪ Union Leader says ♪ the world’s a mess ♪ ♪ And even if we try our best ♪ ♪ We’ll just miss ♪ ♪ And over obsess ♪ ♪ But to sing you a song ♪ ♪ One to keep, makes ♪ me finally see ♪ ♪ That it’s okay ♪ ♪ It’s going to be ♪ a beautiful day ♪ (gentle music) ♪ Starry eyes make ♪ my old friend seem ♪ ♪ So unfamiliar to me ♪ ♪ They’re just my dream ♪ ♪ What’s my life mean ♪ ♪ You’re my wide awake ♪ ♪ You’re my heartache ♪ ♪ You’re my big break ♪ ♪ And it’s okay, it’s going ♪ to be a beautiful day ♪ ♪ And I’m okay ♪ ♪ She makes the ♪ world so beautiful ♪ ♪ So many songs ♪ about love around ♪ ♪ Not one lover to be found ♪ (gentle piano music)