A younger boy and a gifted stray canine with a tremendous basketball taking part in capability turn into on the spot buddies. Rebounding from his father’s unintended demise, 12-year-old Josh Framm strikes together with his household to the small city of Fernfield, Washington. The brand new child on the town, Josh has no buddies and is simply too shy to check out for the varsity basketball crew. As a substitute he prefers to follow alone on an deserted courtroom, he befriends a runaway golden retriever named Buddy. Josh is amazed when he realizes that Buddy loves basketball…that’s taking part in basketball…and he’s GOOD! Josh finally makes the varsity crew and Buddy is called the Staff Mascot. Josh and Buddy turn into the celebs of halftime. Buddy’s half-time expertise attracts media consideration. Sadly, when Buddy’s imply former proprietor, Norm Snively, comes together with a scheme to money in on the pup’s superstar, it appears like they will be separated.