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Kidd-Gilchrist discusses his journey from being the top-rated eighth grader in America to the No. 2 pick in the NBA draft. He also goes in depth on the loss of his father and a personal battle with stuttering.
Kidd-Gilchrist also talks about working with Mark Price to correct his shooting form.
0:50: Tearing and then re-tearing his labrum last season.
3:13: Maintaining his work ethic while receiving national attention as a teenager.
5:06: The death of his father and making a name for himself as a player.
7:13: Overcoming stuttering and dealing with the spotlight.
15:35: The impact speech pathologist Meg Shake had on him.
16:49: The pressure and attention that comes with playing for Kentucky.
18:58: The progress of Kidd-Gilchrist’s shooting form and working with Price.
22:52: The increased emphasis on shooting in how the Hornets play.
25:53: His involvement with the National Stuttering Association.
29:41: Why players enjoy playing for coach Steve Clifford.
30:38: Taking advice from Hornets owner Michael Jordan.
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