A high school journalist and a varsity basketball star find their friendship put through the wringer when they try to rip off a small-time drug dealer. Robert "Gar" Gartland (Haley Joel Osment) covers the sports beat for his high school newspaper. His best friend Matt Morrison (Ryan Merriman) is a point guard with a promising future in college sports. When Matt convinces Gar to take part in a breaking and entering scheme, their friendship starts to buckle under the pressure. Things go from bad to worse when they botch the job, and realize they've got nowhere to run.