Mental Health Within the NBA: The Downside of Social Media, Coping with Pressure and Anxiety, and the NBAPA's Mental...

Mental Health Within the NBA: The Downside of Social Media, Coping with Pressure and Anxiety, and the NBAPA's Mental Wellness Program

Pull Up with CJ McCollum - March 7, 2019 - 49:27

Welcome to another episode of Pull Up--number 48!On today's show, CJ and Jordan are talking about:- LeBron. Is this the most backlash he's faced from a home crowd? Could the state of the Lakers deter Anthony Davis from wanting to play there?- The Blazers' road trip.- Antonio Brown's landing spot.- And most importantly, mental health. The guys take a long look at the state of mental health around the league, and the impact that social media has on mood, self esteem, and overall happiness, Plus, what needs to be done to help players who are struggling to get help for themselves? This conversation was both insightful and useful, and stemmed from Adam Silver's recent talk with Bill Simmons at MIT's Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. PULL UP.

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About The Show

Portland Trail Blazers star - and former journalism major at Lehigh – CJ McCollum hosts Pull Up alongside Jordan Schultz, of "The Boardroom" on ESPN+. Pull Up is a one-of-a-kind show that will give an unmatched look into the NBA and the life of a basketball superstar. CJ has been lauded as the next breakout star in sports media. But why wait till he retires to begin his next career? In Pull Up, CJ will talk about everything from where star players will go in free agency, to what it’s like to drop 50, to his favorite glass of wine. Pull Up will provide unmatched NBA access, plenty of laughs, and world-class guests in an unprecedented sports podcast showcasing an NBA and media star at the height of his career.

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CJ McCollum
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