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NBA: They arrest a ‘Best Sixth Man’ in the NBA for beating his 10-year-old son: the demons of Ben Gordon

Ben Gordon escort with English passport with 11 years of experience in the NBAhas been arrested at LaGuardia airport in Los Angeles for beating his 10-year-old son.

The ‘New York Post’ reports that Ben Gordon was waiting to board a flight to Chicago when agents of the Port Authority prohibited him from boarding the plane and handcuffed him accused of alleged abuse of a minor.

The boy was taken to a Long Island hospital for medical evaluation.

Police sources informed the American newspaper that two Port Authority officers sustained minor injuries attempting to arrest Ben Gordon.

Ben Gordon, who is 39 years old, has already been arrested on other occasions accused of assault and robberydriving with a false license plate or activate a fire alarm.

Ben Gordon and his fight against his mental health problems: “There was no day that I did not think about suicide”

And 2020 Ben Gordon recounted in ‘The Players Tribune’ his struggle against depression and their mental health problems.

“I went through six weeks where there wasn’t a day that I didn’t think about killing myself. I was on the roof of my apartment at four in the morning, looking down and thinking, ‘I’m going to do it. I’m going to put all this shit behind me.'” Gordon explained.

I spent six weeks in which there was not a day that I did not think about killing myself. I was on the roof of my apartment at four in the morning, looking down and thinking, ‘I’m going to do it. I’m gonna leave all this shit behind

Ben Gordon

“It was right after my last season in the NBA. I had no career, no identity and no family all at about the same time. I was manic depressive. I didn’t eat. I didn’t sleep and that’s when paranoia and anxiety take over.” “said the former player.

I had been left without a career, without an identity, and without a family all at about the same time. He was manic depressive

Ben Gordon

Ben Gordon spoke about his arrests and how they affected his life: “Mental illness affects everyone. Every community, every person. Either you or someone you know is going to be affected at some point. It wasn’t sudden, it was a slow and gradual process that got out of control because I didn’t know how to ask for help. I had it inside but I didn’t know what I was experiencing. As strange as it sounds, getting arrested saved my life. I was arrested four times in five months. So the judge imposed 18 months of therapy on me.”

As strange as it sounds, getting arrested saved my life. I got arrested four times in five months

Ben Gordon

The former Bulls player offered his advice for overcoming depression: “Therapy, motherfuckers. At first I thought it was a waste of time. How was an older lady to know what was going on? It helped me, made me realize that my goal was It didn’t have to be perfection, it had to be acceptance and peace of mind. And I know for professional athletes that can seem like bullshit, it can seem weak. We’re trained to think that way. We’re almost brainwashed. And if I tell this It’s just because I know, I really do, that there are players who need help.”

Ben Gordon’s NBA career: Best Sixth Man and over 11,000 points

Ben Gordon began his NBA career in 2004 after being selected with the draft number 3.

In his 11 years in the best league in the world he played for the Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons, Charlotte Bobcats and Orlando Magic with a few averages of 14.9 points in 744 games regular season.

Ben Gordon was the Best Sixth Man in the NBA in 2005scored more than 11,000 points and earned more than $84 million in contracts throughout his successful career.

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