Found April 01, 2013 on HoopStuff:
PLAYERS: JaVale McGee
TEAMS: Denver Nuggets
JaVale McGee has never been thought of as a beacon of maturity and has one of the lowest basketball IQ’s ever in the NBA, but he has had his best NBA season this year as a member of the Denver Nuggets. This year he has not been discussed in the media too much, which is actually a positive for him, because 90% of the talk about McGee is usually about some mistake he has made on and/or off the court. However, his recent comments about his ADD condition and how he enjoys it and therefore does not take medicine for it, was simply of poor taste and sets a negative message to kids. Regardless of whether or not he wants to take his medicine is his opinion, but there are literally millions of kids in the US, who have been diagnosed with ADD and ADHD and while some cases are far worse than others, if kids are diagnosed and must take their meds. Of course, McGee does not even realize that he said something wrong and he truly meant no harm, but the fact is that kids listen to NBA players, as t...
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