Teenager Jim Carroll is a drug-addicted high school basketball player who regularly gets into mischief with his friends Pedro, Mickey and Neutron on the streets of New York City and at school. Outside of basketball, he shows an artistic interest in writing, keeping his work in his journal, expressing his thoughts and creating poetry.
Neutron (Patrick McGaw): There is no character correlating with "Neutron" in the book, except in name. One of Carroll's two best friends is "Anton Neutron," but he is nothing like the film's "Neutron." Diane (Juliette Lewis): Diane Moody Bobby (Michael Imperioli): Bobby Sachs
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Before a basketball game against Harlem High, Jim, Pedro, and Mickey pick pills from Pedro's hat, hoping they are uppers; Neutron is there, but he refuses the pills. Unfortunately, the pills are downers, and the boys are stumbling all over themselves on the court.
'The Basketball Diaries' turns 25 on April 21, and we looked back at the addiction drama to see how it holds up all these years later. ... One night, Neutron takes Jim to hang out with a pair of ...
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The film uses this scene to emblemize the inseparable friendship of Jim, Mickey, Neutron, and Pedro. Well, for starters, Mickey is a made-up character, and Neutron and Pedro are nowhere in sight in the diary--it is Jim, Johnny, and Danny who make the leap--and they leap from "Hell's Angel," not "Devil's Toe."
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The movie begins well enough as we are introduced to Carroll and his basketball-playing buddies, Mickey (Mark Wahlberg), Neutron (Patrick McGaw) and Pedro (James Madio), the team's towel-boy ...
Neutron abandoning Mickey and Jim as they get kicked from school and the basketball team, instead choosing to continue a successful career as a basketball player. To rub salt in the wound, Mickey and Jim walk into a bar just as Neutron happens to be on TV in an all-star game.