Pivot Points: Genius And The Fatally Flawed

Posted: 20th October 2009 by Hadarii Jones in NBA
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The entertainment world is littered with stories of genius, and the inability to deal with the pressure that it entails. Personalities such as Kurt Cobain, Heath Ledger, and more recently, Michael Jackson, have been felled from personal demons. Their struggles, are something that carries over to the world of sports, as many of our most beloved heroes have been trapped in the same downward spiral. This anomaly exists in all sports, but the tragedyáin basketball is magnified, because of the sad or brutal hand that destiny has dealt, such is the case of Len Bias. Some people may not remember Bias, but for those that do, his death was shocking, sudden, and heartbreaking. I have never been a fan of the Celtics, but I was a fan of Bias , and was enthralled when the Celtics made him their first ...

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