When incoming first-year student Taiga Kagami joins the Seirin High basketball team, he meets Tetsuya Kuroko, a mysterious boy who's plain beyond words. But Kagami's in for the shock of his life when he learns that the practically invisible Kuroko was once a member of "the Miracle Generation"—the undefeated, legendary team—and he wants Kagami's help taking down each of his old teammates! Seirin’s made it into the Winter Cup! The team decides to take a break at a hot spring in preparation for the tournament. While there, they run into Aomine and are surprised to learn that To-Oh Academy, the very same team that blew them out in the Inter-High qualifiers, will be their first opponent!