Watch The Basketball Diaries: Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction. As a member of a seemingly unbeatable high school basketball squad, Jim's life centers around the basketball court and the court becomes a metaphor for the world in his mind. A best friend who is dying of leukemia, a coach ("Swifty") who takes unacceptable liberties with the boys on his team, teenage sexual angst, and an unhealthy appetite for heroin -- all of these begin to encroach on young Jim's dream of becoming a basketball star. Soon, the dark streets of New York become a refuge from his mother's mounting concern for her son. He can't go home and his...

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Ratings: IMDB: 7.30
Runtime: 102 mins
Genres: Biography Crime Drama Sport
Director: Scott Kalvert
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio Mark Wahlberg Juliette Lewis Brittany Daniel Lorraine Bracco

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