Have students hear athletes talk about the importance of reading can only help, and that’s why I’ve published The Best Videos & Articles Where Athletes Explain How Reading & Writing Well Has Helped Their Career.

NBA star Russell Westbrook has just financed new “reading rooms” for schools in the Los Angeles area, and has previously done the same with Oklahoma City schools.

When an NBA all-star from South L.A. comes home is an L.A. Times article.

Here’s a link to a good video at NBA.com and here’s one from the L.A. Times.