As Kenny Anderson says, "Basketball is easy. Life is hard.” Kenny was one of the best high school basketball players of all time, but his early success hid the trauma of his childhood. Now retired from the NBA, he talks to host Chamique Holdsclaw about how he went from trying to mask the pain to addressing it head on. The biggest thing he says he's learned about mental health? If you need help, ask for it.
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