One Tree Hill, James Lafferty and Jackson Brundage One Tree Hill, James Lafferty and Jackson Brundage

In One Tree Hill's final scenes from River Court, one of the show's most sentimental central locations, Nathan explains to his son Jamie that there's more to life than basketball — a lesson Nathan's own father certainly never taught him.

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"People are going to expect you to be really great at sports," Nathan (James Lafferty) tells Jamie (Jackson Brundage). "But the important thing to remember is that you don't have any responsibility to any of those people. Not to them, not to me. You have to find what makes you happy."

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The clip also gives a little nod to Jamie and Nathan's somewhat outlandish past of being kidnapped, something creator Mark Schwahn wanted to include for longtime fans of the series. "I wanted the fans to feel like we were acknowledging their allegiance to the show over the years," Schwahn told

One Tree Hill's two-hour series finale airs Wednesday at 8/7c on The CW.