Good News: Homeless Teen Becomes NBA Prospect

Dwayne Davis’s mother died when he was a teenager, leaving him to assume much of the responsibility for raising his baby brother and 8-year-old sister. They slept in homeless shelters or in his mom’s old van, he drove his sister to school long before he was old enough to even have a license, and started selling stolen playstations out of the trunk of a car to have enough money to buy a little food.  With the help of mentors and basketball, he graduated high school and got recruited to play ball in college.   Now, he just graduated from Southern Miss and has been working out with NBA teams in preparation for the draft.  He’s been courted by half a dozen NBA teams, including the Chicago Bulls.  They say he has a great chance of being picked up in tomorrow’s NBA draft!  Read his story here.