A film debut for teenage rapper Lil' Bow Wow. Calvin (Lil' Bow Wow) lives in an orphanage and desperately dreams of being adopted by a real family. When he discovers a pair of magical sneakers another of his dreams comes true: the sneakers lead to him being discovered by the trainer of an all-star team, which he begins to play for. But the headmaster of the orphanage, Bittleman (Crispin Glover), is trying to stop Calvin from playing. Can he and his friends defeat Bittleman?