43 minutes | Aug 23rd 2020

Jared Sullinger: Having the Right Mentors

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Former Boston Celtics standout and NBA free agent, Jared Sullinger, got honest with host Michael Redd about surrounding yourself with the right people, the hardest part about going pro at a young age, and how to rekindle your motivation.“You have to play every game like it’s your last because you never know what’s going to happen.” – Jared SullingerComing out of his incredible, undefeated final year of high school Jared was a 2010 McDonald's All-American co-MVP, James A. Naismith Award winner, and a highly sought after star recruit.He played college basketball for two years at Ohio State University – led the Buckeyes to the 'Final Four' of the 2012 NCAA tournament – and was drafted 21st overall by the Boston Celtics in the NBA draft the same year.After four seasons with the Celtics, Jared also played for the Toronto Raptors for a season, and in the Chinese Basketball Association.If you're a fan of the show don’t forget to Subscribe to see new episodes, and Rate or Review us wherever you tune in!In this episode Michael and Jared talked about:Why “betting on yourself” can be a heritable traitThe importance of winning for staying hungryHow professional athletes use routine and repetition to maintain greatnessJared’s takeaways spending time with Doc, KG, and the CelticsHow humility keeps his feet on the groundWhat it takes to bounce back from injury and adversityAnd more!To ask a question, read the transcript, or learn more, visit MichaelRedd.com.Resources:Jared SullingerJared Sullinger on TwitterMichael Redd on Instagram
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