A legendary NBA player shares his incredible story, which is infused with hard-won wisdom about the path to self-mastery gained from a career at the highest level of the game.
Chris Bosh, NBA Hall of Famer, eleven-time All-Star, two-time NBA champion, Olympic gold medalist, and the league’s Global Ambassador, had his playing career cut short by a freak medical condition when he was at his peak.His long career came to an end “in the middle of the afternoon in a doctor’s office,” rather than at his leisure. He found himself looking back over his path, from a teenager in Dallas who balanced basketball with the high school robotics club to the pinnacle of the NBA and beyond, as he struggled to find meaning to carry on.
When he reflected on what he had learned from a long list of basketball legends, from LeBron and Kobe to Pat Riley and Coach K, he realized that the most important lessons he had learned were about the inner game of success—having the right attitude, commitment, and team flow.Now he shares that journey with us, giving us a fascinating inside look at what greatness feels like and what it takes, in the form of a series of letters to aspiring young people and all wisdom seekers.Letters to a Young Athlete is a timeless gift for anyone pursuing excellence. It offers a proven path for taming your inner voice and making it your ally, through the challenges of failure and success alike.