I was a Legend.Now I’m Something More
A star high school basketball player in New York City, Bill Rieser fully expected to play in the NBA. But after a serious knee injury and clashes with a coach derailed his college career, Rieser descended into a self-destructive lifestyle of drinking, drug abuse, gambling, and womanizing. He could have been just another washed-up playground legend, until he found his life turned around by an encounter with God.
Once known for his 44-inch leap, Rieser is still looking up these days, and his vertical now reaches higher than he could ever have imagined.