07/25/2013 01:31 pm ET

After Decades Of Hiding Painful Childhood Memories, Former NBA All-Star Kenny Anderson Is Ready For A New Phase In His Life


To watch Kenny Anderson play, when it was among the most important things in my life, meant parking at Giants Stadium, climbing a long flight of stairs along with a few thousand other fans -- many of them, as was the fashion at New Jersey Nets games in the early 1990's, wearing replica jerseys for the visiting team's stars -- and then walking across the New Jersey Turnpike.

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