Warriors Talk About Importance of Mentors

A mentor is someone you can look to as you grow up.

For young basketball players, finding the right mentor as you get older not only can change your game – it can change your life.

The Warriors took a few minutes to talk about how important their mentors were to them as kids.

Check out what some of the NBA’s biggest stars had to say about their mentors:

  • Stephen Curry acknowledges his father’s role in him becoming the NBA MVP
  • Draymond Green discusses why having strong mentors is so important
  • Klay Thompson also relied on his father as a mentor growing up
  • Verdell Jones – a member of the Warriors NBA D-League team in Santa Cruz – says Warriors guard Shaun Livingston was his mentor

January is National Mentoring Month and the NBA Family has partnered with MENTOR to help raise awareness about the impact mentors can have in our community. Click here to learn how you can make a difference in the life of a young person!

Share your mentoring story using #MentorIRL.

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