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Former NBA player John Amaechi discusses his life after basketball as an organizational consultant and performance coach, how his career might have gone differently with the lessons he’s taken from his post-NBA graduate studies in psychology and what impresses him most about the Warriors’ team chemistry. 

By Jon Wertheim and Sam Sommers
March 27, 2016

“This is Your Brain on Sports” is a weekly podcast from Sports Illustrated in which SI executive editor Jon Wertheim and Tufts University psychology professor Sam Sommers explore the intersection of sports and human nature—what the world of sports has to teach us about who we are, what we care about and the forces that shape our behavior.

On this week’s episode, former NBA player John Amaechi discusses his life after basketball as an organizational consultant and performance coach, how his career might have gone differently with the lessons he’s taken from his post-NBA graduate studies in psychology and what impresses him most about the Warriors’ team chemistry. 

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