Talks with Former NBA Star Chris Herren Part 2

Former NBA star Chris Herren, who will be at the Skookum Creek Event Center on May 15th, took some time Friday, May 4th to talk with Herren was a high school basketball star whose drug and alcohol problem has been well documented throughout his career which took him from Fall River, Massachusetts to Boston College, to Fresno State, to the NBA and overseas before his addictions ended things in 2004.

In this part of our conversation, we talk about his professional basketball career…5-4-12 chris herren (3)

In part 3, Chris and I talk about his last trip to rebab.

For more information, check out Hoop Dreams with Chris Herren (, the Herren Project ( or pick up a copy of Basketball Junkie.

Herren’s appearance at Skookum Creek Event Center at Little Creek Casino Resort called “A Message of Hope” is free and starts at 7:30 PM on Tuesday, May 15th.