What was Chris Herren addicted to?

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"I did my first line of cocaine at 18, and it took 14 years to stop," Herren told CNN. "Hiding this addiction was a full-time job." Herren upped his game, from college hoops to the NBA's Boston Celtics and Denver Nuggets. But his addiction grew, too -- from cocaine and Vicodin to heroin.

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Correspondingly, what was the cause of Chris Herren's addiction?

While playing for the Boston Celtics, Herren started to use painkillers such as OxyContin, Vicodin, and Percocet. In December 2007, Herren was charged with possession of heroin in the parking lot of a Dunkin' Donuts in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

Also, how many years has Chris Herren been sober? Eleven years sober, Herren is now focused on prevention, taking his motivational message to more than 1 million students in communities nationwide. “Too often people focus on the worst day, not the first day of addiction,” he says.

Moreover, what was Chris herrens addiction and what do you feel was the cause of his addiction?

I feel that there are many causes to his addictions. Later in his life one of the main causes for his addiction was his lack of self control and awareness in his life, because when he was in college he walked into his dorm and he roommate was snorting lines if cocaine and he was asked if he wanted to try it.

How much is Chris Herren worth?

Chris Herren net worth: Chris Herren is an American former professional basketball player who has a net worth of $100 thousand.

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How old is Chris Herren?

44 years (September 27, 1975)

Where is Chris Herren from?

Fall River, Massachusetts, United States

Where does Chris Herren live?

The native of Fall River is setting up the center in Seekonk, Massachusetts, just over the border from Rhode Island. Herren was a high school standout and a star at Boston College and Fresno State before being drafted by the Denver Nuggets. He later played for the Celtics and also played seven seasons internationally.

What college did Chris Herren go to?

California State University, Fresno
Boston College

Is Chris Herren married?

Heather Herren

How tall is Chris Herren?

1.88 m

Where did Chris Herren go to high school?

B.M.C Durfee High School
California State University, Fresno
Boston College

What famous basketball player went rehab?

Most sports fans know Vince Carter as a high-flying NBA basketball player.