This is a story about perseverance.
Michael Jordan is held by many as the NBA’s greatest player.
Hersey Hawkins, the 1988 AP, UPI, and Sporting News College Player of the Year, is Bradley University’s all-time leading scorer and played thirteen years in the NBA.
James Donaldson is Washington State University’s all-time leader in blocked shots, is in the WSU Athletic Hall of Fame, and played 16 in the NBA.
Kirby Puckett earned two championships, six gold gloves, six silver slugger awards, one AL batting title, and is in the Baseball Hall of Fame.