NBA exec: 'It's the dirty little secret that everybody knows about'

Sleep. A critical part of life with so many benefits. Yet, when push comes to shove life's race largely has us compromise on sleep. After all, it's hard to put off work, child care, content consumption, socializing and all the other things to do while awake! We can sleep when we're dead, right? As this article points out, sleep deprivation is the NBA's silent scourge, a pox on the bodies and minds of players. This article goes a two-year investigation that reveals the dangers of chronic sleep loss in the NBA -- and why, even in a business that is reliant on peak physical performance, it has taken until now for one athletic specialist to finally sound the alarm.


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