Mental Health & NBA

Background It is good to see athletes talk a bit more openly about their personal health and disposition. Acknowledge community issues. And, hopefully, help others.   Profile Outline Demar DeRozan Link Damian Lillard Link Kevin Love DeMar DeRozan   DeMar DeRozan opens up on Twitter The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Link Prior to the … Continue reading Mental Health & NBA

Oliver El-Khatib:- Billboard’s Take

Link Portrait Billboard's Take Oliver El-Khatib rarely gives interviews. The October’s Very Own (OVO) founder and Drake co-manager, who has helped turn OVO into a global brand, isn't aloof or inarticulate -- he’s just a busy guy who prefers the spotlight to be on the artist. “The craziest thing about the business is just the … Continue reading Oliver El-Khatib:- Billboard’s Take

Oliver El-Khatib:- GQ’s Take

Link Portrait   GQ's Take Ask Oliver El-Khatib—the mastermind behind Drake’s catchall branding entity, October’s Very Own—what he does for a living and he’ll tell you simply, “I manage Drake’s career with my partner, Future [the Prince]. I’m a worker.” El-Khatib’s career is proof that in today’s noisy and fractured business landscape, humility, work ethic, … Continue reading Oliver El-Khatib:- GQ’s Take

Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard Personal life Wikipedia Link Leonard is the son of Mark Leonard and Kim Robertson. He is the youngest child of the family and has four sisters. His father was shot and killed on January 18, 2008, at the Compton car wash he owned. Leonard insisted on playing the next evening and broke down … Continue reading Kawhi Leonard

Kobe Bryant

Background Razi Zachariah likes to say when looking for mentors choose those that have been through somethings. Videos Graham Bensinger Kobe Bryant Kobe Bryant: Criminal charges changed me Kobe Bryant opens up to Graham Bensinger about the personal effects of his dismissed 2003 sexual assault charges; taped in 2012 Channel :- Graham Bensinger Published On :- … Continue reading Kobe Bryant

Malcolm & Steve Kerr – The Story of a father and his Son

By: Chris Korman June 3, 2015 Link Hours after finding out his father had been shot twice in the head and killed on the other side of the world, Steve Kerr sat on the bed in his dorm room at the University of Arizona and received teammates who came to offer condolences. Lute Olson, the … Continue reading Malcolm & Steve Kerr – The Story of a father and his Son

WNBA Players Playing Overseas ( Russia )

  Seimone Augustus The Second Jobs of WNBA All-Stars: Seimone Augustus in Russia While the max salary in the WNBA tops out just under $110,000 a year, many female basketball stars spend their offseasons plying their trade overseas for double or triple that amount. Russia has become the top destination for talent, with billionaire owners … Continue reading WNBA Players Playing Overseas ( Russia )

Lamar Odom – “What Can Grow Even From There”

Introduction Everyone has a ministry and there are obstacles that come along to take one off Living it! I really like this story by Lee Jenkins as it captures the personhood of Lamar Odom.   Sports Illustrated ( SI ) - Lee Jenkins take on Lamar Odom - March 23, 2009 LEE JENKINS Link Wednesday October … Continue reading Lamar Odom – “What Can Grow Even From There”

Giannis Antetokounmpo

NBA All Star 2017 Good to see that the NBA All Star list for 2017 has a whole lot of good guys on it. Homelessness Young, gifted, and Homelessness More than 100,000 students on U.S. youth, public school and college teams have no stable place to live. Sports Illustrated goes inside the lives of three … Continue reading Giannis Antetokounmpo