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James Donaldson on Mental Health

I wanted to take a moment, to express my thanks and gratitude for such an outpouring of love and support and understanding for what I’ve been going through the last several months. Friends that I’ve had for 30+ years, who had no idea what was happening to me, reached out from around the country as […]

Turning the Page After Struggles – 16 Year NBA Vet James Donaldson Wants To Help Young Athletes Shed Mental Health Stigma

Turning the Page: After struggles, 16-year NBA vet James Donaldson wants to help young athletes shed mental health stigma By Special to The Athletic 2  By Art Thiel Prone upon an overmatched bed, 7-foot-2 James Donaldson was affixed with tubes and monitor patches when Lenny Wilkens walked into the room at Swedish Hospital’s intensive care unit. The […]

Come Onboard Our Indiegogo Campaign to Support Young Student Athletes

Greetings, my friends; As most of you surely know, athletics has been a huge part of my life for decades. Being a student-athlete, from high school through college,  and then on to the professional ranks of the NBA, I know the challenges intuitively of what it’s like to be a student-athlete striving toward your dream. Two […]

Get Your Free Copy of Standing Above the Crowd Ebook

Standing above the Crowd is a book that will give you fantastic insights about how to “Stand Above the Crowd “versus “Standing out from the Crowd” ….. all without having to be 7 feet tall like your author James Donaldson. You’ll find in this book that I share a lot of success strategies and how […]

Why Care? Because We Can…. and Because We Must!

(Originally posted in 2016) Coming on the heels of the tragic events in America this week (Minneapolis, Baton Rouge and Dallas), I thought I would share with you a feel good story, to let you know that there’s still some good in this world. I’m not sure why there’s so much hate in this world, […]

The Athletes Playbook – James Donaldson Speaking On the Benefits of Joining The Athletes Playbook

I had the pleasure of doing this great TV spot Click Here! couple of weeks ago in Seattle on New Day Northwest, with host  Margaret Larson. The 2 of us spoke about our younger generation of student athletes,  and how we might better help them to prepare for their collegiate years, and life after their […]

The NBRPA Elects New Members to Board of Directors

THE NBRPA ELECTS NEW MEMBERS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS   CHICAGO (Oct. 17, 2017) – The National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) has elevated four members to the Association’s Board of Directors beginning in 2018. Johnny Davis was elected in the NBA 60 and over category, and will be joined by James Donaldson, Jerome Williams […]