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The following are 20 important events from the novel Slam by Walter Dean Myers.

The novel opens with the school principal of Slam's new school, Mr. Tate, telling him if he wants to continue playing basketball, he has to start improving his grades.

Despite displaying a poor attitude during...

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The following are 20 important events from the novel Slam by Walter Dean Myers.

The novel opens with the school principal of Slam's new school, Mr. Tate, telling him if he wants to continue playing basketball, he has to start improving his grades.

Despite displaying a poor attitude during the tryouts, Slam gets onto the basketball team. In the process, he beats his new coach in a one to one game.

Slam's would be girlfriend Mitisha tells him that his best friend Ice is hanging out with drug dealers.

Slam goes to Garvey Park to find his friend Ice sitting on a bench with "some dudes". Slam says that his "eyes didn't look right to me, they looked glassy."

Slam goes to the hospital with his mum to visit his grandmother. On the way out his mother explains his grandmother has a tumour, which is starting to spread.

Slam walks off the basketball court during training because he says "coach giving everybody else their propers, but he wasn't showing me nothing."

A girl called Karen sends Slam a note during class, asking him to pose for her for a painting. Slam accepts her invitation.

Slam meets Richie Randall - a guardian who has volunteered to tutor and counsel Slim through the next semester.

Slam finds himself on the bench for the first game of the season. He's not happy.

After Coach Nipper sees Slam talking to Ice, he mysteriously decides to give him a game. They win by 11 points.

After the game, Slim goes out with Ice and gets together with a girl called Kicky.

Coach Nipper orders Nick, the basketball team's star player in the previous season, to play one on one with Slam. Slam narrowly wins.

Slam is surprised when his team mate Jimmy walks with him out of training. Jimmy tells him that the coach thinks Slam has a bad attitude. That's why he's giving him such a hard time.

Mitisha confronts Slam about kissing Kicky. Slim tries to apologise, but Mitisha says she wants nothing more to do with him.

Slam forgets he has a maths test and ends up failing it.

During a game, Slaim threatens to break Jimmy's jaw if he doesn't move him into the centre. They again win the game, but afterwards Slam is told he needs to get his grades up if he wants to continue playing.

Slam makes up with Mitisha over the phone and agrees to meet her at the hospital.

Slam's mum and dad have an argument over Slam's new tutor. His father doesn't think his son needs a new male presence in his life.

Mitisha starts to help Slam with his school work.

Slam has a confrontation with Nick in the lunchroom. Nick tells him: " I dig your game, but I don't dig your attitude."

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1. Slam tries out for basketball at Latimer.  Though Coach takes him to task for his attitude, he makes the team.

2. Slam hangs out with Mtisha and Ice.  Mtisha thinks Ice is hanging out with the "wrong dudes" and asks Slam to talk to him.

3. Coach gets on Slam's case because of his attitude.  Slam meets Goldy, who offers wise perspectives on the situation.

4. Slam is called to the office because of his grades.  The school wants to send a tutor to work with him.

5. At the first home game against Regis, Slam is held out the first half, then goes in the second half and wins the game.

6. Ice comes by with two girls and a fancy car.  Slam goes for a ride with them.

7. Slam begins a school project with Margie, a white girl.  They will do a video on Slam's neighborhood.

8. Though he did so well in the game against Regis, Slam still does not start the next game.  He meets Goldy at a diner; Goldy explains that Coach thinks Slam is not a team player.

9.Slam fails a math test and fights with teammates.

10. Slam thinks Margie is making his neighborhood look like a "freak show" in the video they are working on.

11. Mtisha begins helping Slam with his math.  She challenges him to try his best, even when he rebels.

12. Slam's little brother Derek borrows the school video camera and loses it.

13. Slam and Ice hang out, and come across a man having a heart attack on the street.  Ice pays people to call 911 and do CPR.  He tells Slam he is not dealing.

14. Slam and Mtisha watch Ice play basketball for Carver.  The camera is recovered, and Mtisha seems willing to take her relationship with Slam to the next level.

15. Slam scores above a 700 on the SAT, making him eligible for scholarship consideration.

16. Coach benches Slam again, hassling him about his attitude.  Goldy admits Coach is out of line but challenges Slam to show strength of character and do his best anyway.

17. Slam is unfairly humiliated by his English teacher and storms out of class angrily.  Goldy talks to him, comparing the pressures of life to those in basketball.

18. Slam plays against Ice in the Latimer/Carver game.  Ice is amazing but Slam is better.  Latimer wins.

19. Slam goes to a party at Ice's house.  He learns Ice really is dealing, and the two fight.

20. Things are going better at school and on the team, but Slam is still devastated by the knowledge that Ice is a drug dealer.  Slam understands that life, like basketball, is a constant struggle to "get his game right".

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