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Coach Norman tells basketball player Everett’s father Shooter he wants him to assist him in coaching “Under the following conditions...”
”... and that you’re sober.” (0:48) Shooter tells Norman, “I ain’t feelin’ real good.” (0:51)

Everett tells Norman he objects to Shooter’s involvement “Because he’s a drunk.” (0:52)

Norman asks the referee, “Are you crazy?” (0:53)

Norman tells Shooter, “You live up to your end of the bargain, or get yourself in a hospital and dry out.” (1:02)

Norman tells the referee, “No, kick me out of the game or I’ll start screaming like a mad fool.” (1:04)

Shooter walks onto the court drunk. (1:09)

Norman tells Shooter, “A couple of months in here and you’ll be dry as the Sahara Desert.”
Shooter: “You got yourself a shiftless, no count drunk.” (1:13)

Norman asks the team doctor, “Are you out of your mind?” (1:20)

Shooter tells Everett, “They bring the white coats in here, and they put a jacket on me.”
”I have some bad visions.” (1:31)