When you talk about influencers, mentors, and people who motivate you I want to recognize Chris Herren.
I’ve had the privilege of speaking with him multiple times since the inception of The GM’s Perspective and after every conversation, I am truly inspired by someone who has literally seen it all.
Basketball Junkie, his autobiography written alongside Bill Reynolds is heart-wrenching and motivational. It documents his rise as a high school basketball prodigy and the pressures that come with being the “guy”. Herren’s battle with addiction was/is widely known and throughout the book, he is brutally honest about what he faced during his