Larry Sanders recently decided that he's going to stop playing professional basketball. He released a video about it. Kevin Arnovitz put together an excellent story about mental health in the NBA, in which Sanders story is profiled.
Mental health is the most pressing issue in the league. Guys are coming into the NBA as young as 18 and they're thrust into the reality of adulthood. Parenthood, managing lots of money and resisting temptation is just a snippet of what they deal with.
Read this ESPN article and become aware of what truly matters in life: mental well being.