Former basketball player Chris Herren joins Adrian Wojnarowski on The Vertical Podcast with Woj. In a moving and compelling interview, Herren details how basketball stardom – including three years in the NBA – spiraled into a drug addiction that thrust him and his family close to homelessness. Herren lays out the horrific details of a junkie’s life in and out of basketball, and how sobriety has turned him into one of America’s most compelling speakers on addiction.
It’s a relatively longer than usual interview, but absolutely worth the listen.
The podcast can be heard here: http://art19.com/shows/vertical
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