I watched this movie many, many, many times as a kid. More so because of HBO programing than the lake scene... although I did enjoy that at 12.
Before settling on the East Coast to clean glass and care for drunks Woody had dream of becoming a name in the world of basketball and try he did. Although life can throw you plenty of bricks he continued to try anyway he could to find his home. Becoming best friends with Sidney was only the beginning.