Keyon Dooling shares more of his powerful story

By now you’re probably aware of the pain Keyon Dooling has lived with his whole life, and only recently shared.  Now, in a new piece on Grantland, Dooling reveals more about his past, including how a simple trip to the restroom during dinner in Seattle after a charity event with Avery Bradley led to the trigger for the revelation of his past abuse. A moment later, Dooling felt...
Via Red's Army
21 days ago  |  Discuss

TC Sports Talk Radio With Keyon Dooling

Former Boston Celtics and Author, Keyon Dooling, made a special guest appearance on TC Sports Talk Radio hosted by Tyler Candelaria in New York to promote his acclaimed new novel ‘What’s Driving You??? How I Overcame Abuse And Learned To Lead In The NBA‘. The inspirational 34-year-old touched on unceremoniously retiring from the NBA due to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

‘What’s Driving You’ How I Overcame Abuse And Learned To Lead In The NBA

“This book is about what it’s like to attain your wildest dreams – and then find out that’s just the start of your battles.” – Keyon Dooling During his 12th NBA season, Keyon Dooling was at the top of his game as the designated team leader of the Boston Celtics, firing up his teammates with the ringing challenge, “What’s driving you?” A few months later, he found...
Via Overtime
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Celtic Keyon Dooling’s New Book Recounts Mental Breakdown, Childhood Abuse

Keyon Dooling was a member of the Boston Celtics for what amounts to a split-second in his 13-year NBA career. A veteran of seven different teams, Dooling played in just 46 games for the Celtics in the 2011-12 season. But Dooling became a valued leader in Boston regardless, and the Celtics came to be extraordinarily meaningful to Dooling. Namely, because they were almost the last...
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Sunday Sports Talk - Interview with Keyon Dooling

Spring is in the air, baseball players are on the diamond, the NFL draft is approaching and the NBA is playoff ready.  The post season is right around the corner and our special guest today knows all about the playoff run.  The Sports Clinic is honored to have Keyon Dooling, recently retired NBA guard join the show and talk about basketball and life.Keyon is much more than a professional...
Via Route4Sports
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Keyon Dooling: Abuse and Basketball

Fans of teams in particular sports and the players they cheer for and boo against are human beings.  Remember that and never forget!  Yet we treat them like divine robots sent from another galaxy as idols we can worship or curse.  We have to remember that players like Keyon Dooling of the NBA are human beings just like the rest of us and have experienced real life issues just...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Keyon Dooling Mentoring Troubled NBA, D-League Players

Keyon Dooling has retired from the NBA and is now a certified life coach. Dooling was recently subcontracted by the league to mentor troubled NBA and D-League players. Dooling is also writing a book.
Via RealGM
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenny Anderson admits he was sexually abused as a child

Almost a year after Celtics guard Keyon Dooling disclosed that he was sexually abused as a child, former C’s guard Kenny Anderson has followed suit. In a recent interview with David Roth of SB Nation, Anderson discussed the trauma of his childhood. I recommend reading the entire interview, this guy is my hero. He saw the disclosure as a way of helping someone who is in a similar...
Via Celtics Life
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Grizzlies’ Keyon Dooling questionable for Game 5

Memphis Grizzlies guard Keyon Dooling missed Game 4 of the team’s series against the Los Angeles Clippers due to a strained neck. The injury also has him questionable to suit up for tonight’s Game 5, according to Ronald Tillery of The Commercial Appeal.Griz reserve guard Keyon Dooling still questionable for Game 5 with neck strain— Ronald Tillery (@CAGrizBlog) April 28, 2013Dooling...
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April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Why did Keyon Dooling sign with Memphis instead of Boston?

Many Celtics fans wondered why former Celtic Keyon Dooling signed with the Memphis Grizzlies instead of the Boston Celtics after coming out of retirement. Its all about money. Sean Grande tweeted Doc Rivers' comments on why Dooling is not currently a Celtic: Doc on Keyon Dooling singing with Memphis; “we wanted to [sign him] but couldn’t because of the buyout. He would have...
Via CLNS Radio
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Grizzlies rally for 103-97 win over Mavericks

DALLAS -- Thanks to Keyon Dooling and the rest of the Memphis bench, the Grizzlies still have a chance to stay home after their regular-season finale to start the playoffs. Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks can only hope to break even. Dooling hit the go-ahead 3-pointer before Ed Davis made consecutive baskets, and reserves accounted for all 35 points the Grizzlies scored...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Netlinked 4/4/13: Former Net Keyon Dooling signs with Grizzlies

Dooling spent two full seasons with the Nets, playing in 130 games and averaging around 8.5 points per game while in a mainly back-up role with the team A little pregame news as one-time Net, point guard Keyon Dooling, has been signed for the rest of the season by the Memphis Grizzlies, and is also eligible for the playoffs. Dooling was acquired by the Nets from the...
Via Brooklyn Balling
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Grizzlies sign free agent G Keyon Dooling

The Memphis Grizzlies have signed free agent Keyon Dooling, luring the veteran guard out of retirement to add more depth for the postseason. The Grizzlies announced the deal Wednesday. Dooling, 32, announced his retirement Sept. 20 after signing with the Boston Celtics on July 31. He has started 86 of his 721 games with the Clippers, Heat, Magic, Nets, Bucks and Celtics. He averages...
Via AP on Fox
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Dooling to Sign With Memphis

Comcast Sports Net New England's A. Sherrod Blakely reported earlier today that former Celtic, Keyon Dooling, would be signing on with the Memphis Grizzlies. Dooling spent one year in green and served as a back-up guard and mentor to younger guys like Rajon Rondo and Avery Bradley. #Celticstalk: Former #Celtics guard Keyon Dooling will sign with the #Grizzlies today...
Via Celtics Spot
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Keyon Dooling Announces He’s Signed With Grizzlies

Unofficially reported first by Peter Vescey on March 27, Keyon Dooling announced on Twitter on Monday that he is indeed signing with the Memphis Grizzlies for the remainder of the season.  Dooling averaged 4 points and 1.1 assists (14.4 minutes) in 46 games with Boston in 2011-12 before retiring in September.   I am so honored to announce that I AM BACK! I am heading to officially...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Celtics Guard Keyon Dooling Signs With Grizzlies, Makes Announcement on Twitter

Keyon Dooling is back in the NBA, cutting short a retirement that lasted less than a full season. Dooling has signed with the Memphis Grizzlies, the veteran guard announced Monday on Twitter. He had been rumored to be involved in negotiations for some time with the Grizzlies, who are desperate for backcourt depth. I am so honored to announce that I AM BACK! I am heading to officially...
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Reports: Keyon Dooling to sign with Memphis Grizzlies

Former Celtics point guard Keyon Dooling will sign with the Memphis Grizzlies, according to numerous reports. Former New York Post columnist Peter Vecsey appears to have been the first to report the news. If it's not news already then consider it so: Grizzlies have signed Keyon Dooling, who'd suffered nervous breakdown, 4 remainder of season. — Peter Vecsey (@PeterVecsey1...
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Grizzlies deny Vescey report that they have signed Keyon Dooling

Twitter fight! Twitter fight! Sounds like one of two things. Either the Grizzlies are going to sign him, but haven't "signed" him yet, aka semantics. or Vecsey jumped the gun in order to be first to report a signing. Truth is Dooling makes his announcements to @CelticsLife, so Vecsey and Vernon should be asking us what's up! Grizzlies CEO Jason Levien tells me...
Via Celtics Life
March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Keyon Dooling signs with Memphis Grizzlies

If it's not news already then consider it so: Grizzlies have signed Keyon Dooling, who'd suffered nervous breakdown, 4 remainder of season. — Peter Vecsey (@PeterVecsey1) March 27, 2013 Dooling is eligible for the playoffs. Grizz needed playmaking relief 4 Conley in that Bayless has become predominantly 2-guard — Peter Vecsey (@PeterVecsey1) March 27, 2013 It was rumored...
Via Celtics Life
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Grizzlies Sign Keyon Dooling For Remainder Of Season

The Memphis Grizzlies have reportedly signed former Celtics guard, Keyon Dooling, for the remainder of the season. Dooling averaged 4 points and 1.1 assists (14.4 minutes) in 46 games with Boston in 2011-12 before retiring in September. According to Peter Vecsey: If it’s not news already then consider it so: Grizzlies have signed Keyon Dooling, who’d suffered nervous breakdown...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Dooling Won't Come Out Of Retirement With Celtics

Keyon Dooling is currently serving as the Celtics' coordinator of player development.
Via RealGM
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Looks like Keyon’s not coming back after all

Welp, so much for the Keyon comeback. He got on Twitter to say that it’s not happening: Hey everyone thank you for all the love and support that you guys give me daily.FYI I won’t be returning this season #StayTuned @celticslife — Keyon Dooling (@AmbassadorKD) January 30, 2013 He went on to basically thank Celtics fans for their support and say that he’s not sure “what...
Via Red's Army
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Keyon Dooling Says He Won’t Be Playing for Celtics This Season

The final decision has been made. Keyon Dooling has announced he will not play for the Celtics this season. Since Rajon Rondo was ruled out for the season, speculation began about the possibility of Dooling returning to Boston this year. Dooling ruled out all possibilities Monday afternoon via his Twitter account. Hey everyone thank you for all the love and support that you guys...
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Keyon Dooling denies he's coming back

We've heard several sides to this story, but now we've heard from maybe the only one that matters. Keyon Dooling himself. Hey everyone thank you for all the love and support that you guys give me daily.FYI I won't be returning this season #StayTuned @celticslife — Keyon Dooling (@AmbassadorKD) January 30, 2013 With the news that Rajon Rondo would be done for the year...
Via Celtics Life
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Keyon Dooling would comeback if called upon

With the Boston Celtics in need of some immediate help, the trade and signing possibilities seem endless.  One such rumor would be enticing a player out of retirement.  In Keyon Dooling's case, that is a very real possibility.According to Jessica Camerato of CSN Boston, Dooling would be willing to come out of retirement to play for the Celtics.  He began to bump up his workout...
Via NBA Injury News
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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