Lacking what’s considered the foremost important asset in basketball, Sora Kurumatani has struggled together with his short height since the inception of his love for the sport . Despite missing this beneficial aspect, Sora’s unwavering drive never allowed his small stature to dictate his ability to play, believing strongly in trying his hardest and persistently practicing to prove his capability.
In hopes of satisfying his mother’s wishes, Sora enters Kuzuryuu highschool to become a member of the basketball club and compete wholeheartedly in tournaments. However, Sora is disappointed to seek out out that the boy’s five is nothing but a retreat for punks who haven’t any interest within the sport. Sora also involves learn that brothers Chiaki and Momoharu Hanazono whom he becomes familiar with have also lost their once spirited motivation to play.
Determined to revive the five , Sora challenges the boys to a match against him, where his quick feet and swift movements overwhelm the group. Gradually suffering from Sora’s impressive skills, sheer effort, and tireless devotion to basketball, the boys unexpectedly find their burnt-out passion for the sport rekindling once more.