A hateful anti-gay comment almost eclipsed Tim Hardaway’s basketball legacy. The former UTEP star committed to changing himself, and finally made it to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Rus Bradburd is the author of four books, including “Forty Minutes of Hell: the Extraordinary Life of Nolan Richardson.” He worked as a college coach for 14 seasons, and his eight years at UTEP helped the team to seven NCAA tournament bids. Along with former UTEP player Steve Yellen, he has directed “Basketball in the Barrio” for 30 years. He lives in Las Cruces and Chicago. Learn more at rusbradburd.com.