NBA Star Who Had No Father Vows to Be Best Dad He Can Be, and Succeeds


Overwhelmingly, for the 450 men who play NBA Basketball in the U.S., their success can be attributed to the family members who sacrificed to get them where they are today. But one of the league’s star players had a tough childhood, yet overcame the odds to become the family man he never had for a role model.

Two-time NBA All-Star Caron Butler grew up on the mean streets of Racine, Wisconsin. He didn’t have a father in his life, and was exposed to every illegal vice there was, and drawn in by the allure of it all.

It was a judge who cynically believed the youth to be nothing more than a menace to society who lit a fire inside him.

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