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New Born Athletes
There are many “cultures” people get caught up in today, and one of those is the desire for money and fame. Many people use those two words to define “success”. So much emphasis is put on this that it sometimes becomes the only thing that motivates many of us today. We don’t care what it takes to reach this. One place where this is very evident is in sports, especially basketball.
In many instances, it has gotten to the point where children, or young adults are making the decision to forgo college, an education, to make money. These athletes are either leaving college early for a career in the NBA or they are going straight from high school to the NBA. Granted, this is what most of them love to do, it has been their lifelong dream, but that is not the reason they choose this route. They are listening to others who think it is the best choice for them, when many times it is not. When these decisions are made, it affects more than just the athlete.
This movement affects the athlete, the athletes family, the NBA team, and for those who leave colleg…