By Etan Thomas



“I know what I live with. I’m here right now but tomorrow am I going to be able to get up out of bed?”


Chamique Holdsclaw is basketball royalty, but uneasy lies the head that wears a crown. The three-time NCAA champion was selected first in the 1999 WNBA draft, but within a few years her off-court problems began to overshadow her play. In 2004, Holdsclaw made headlines when she announced that she was battling depression. Eight years later, she hit rock bottom after an arrest following an altercation in which she smashed a car window and fired a handgun. On this episode of The Rematch, Chamique shares her story of redemption, and explains the dangers of denying yourself peace of mind.


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