Chris Herren

How Antonio McDyess, Nick Van Exel showed real leadership

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If you get the chance ESPN Films’ Unguarded, the story of Chris Herren and how he battled drug use throughout his college and brief NBA career. It’s compelling. But among the stories lost in the waves drugs can be how, during Herren’s time with the Nuggets veterans Antonio McDyess and Nick Van Exel went farther [more]

Chris Herren’s powerful story of drug addition and hoops

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You may not remember Chris Herren, the Massachusetts prep star, a second round pick of the Nuggets in 1999 out of Fresno State (when Jerry Tarkanian was there). He played a rookie season with the Nuggets before getting the dream of every young New England hoopster — he was traded to the Celtics. Drugs would [more]