Fran's new boyfriend smokes crack; Gary falls prey to addiction again; DeAndre makes questionable career choices.
Finally out of rehab, Fran (Khandi Alexander) begins a new life; DeAndre (Sean Nelson) witnesses the birth of his son.
Gary (T.K. Carter) tries to go straight on his own, despite temptations, while Fran (Khandi Alexander) detoxes in rehab.
Fran's warnings to DeAndre about selling drugs go unheeded and he gets busted again; Gary tries to steal from a scrap-metal yard; Fran decides to enter rehab.
DeAndre agrees to help form a basketball team, but his controlling nature disrupts practice; DeAndre is busted holding drug money.
After being bailed out of jail by his mother, Gary attempts to seek redemption from his son, until Ronnie shows up with the promise of more drugs.