As I got older, I grew to love the game. I grew to respect it. I grew to embrace it. And I grew to understand what it meant to me and why it's important to me and why I need it. That's when a different layer of my game and career started to expose itself; it's when I felt like I was stepping on the court and waking up everyday with a clear purpose.
I had some real high points and some pretty low ones there through that last stretch. I was one of the lucky ones in life that got a second chance. ...