Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Chris Herren - Sober at Last

Boston.com has a great article up on the rehibilitation efforts of Chris Herren. I remember staying at my grandparents crib up in Visalia and being mesmorized by Fresno State Bulldogs backcourt, and once that FSN special came out, forget about it.

Anyway, highlights from the article:

Tarkanian on Chris: "He had great guard speed. He was a quick guard. He was better than Rafer at that time. But Rafer was the first one in the gym and the last one out. Chris had other things he was interested in."

Chris on the night he dropped 19pts in 30mins against UMASS: "I'd be partying for two or three days, then walk in to play UMass on an hour sleep on national TV."

Chris on drugs: "The reality is, I've lived in seven different foreign countries and six different American cities and I found drugs in all of them," Herren said. "So it's not where you live, it's the person that you're bringing there.