BOCA RATON, FL, June 27, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- During his 12th NBA season, Keyon Dooling was at the top of his game as the designated team leader of the BostonCeltics, firing up his teammates with the challenge, "What's driving you?" A few months later, he found himself locked up in a mental institution, confused, frightened and on the verge of losing everything. According to Dooling " This book, What's Driving You??? How I Overcame Abuse and Learned to Lead in the NBA (TriMark Press, July 2014)is about what it's like to attain your wildest dreams - and then find out that's just the start of your battles. "
Dooling also reveals many off-the-court anecdotes involving legendary coaches Pat Riley and Doc Rivers, the story behind his infamous fight with Ray Allen, Gary Payton targeting him as a rookie and the team leadership skills he learned from Shaquille O'Neal and others.
Dooling's recovery, fueled by his faith, family and the touching support of the entire Boston Celtics organization,makes for an inspiring ending to a gripping story that reveals what drove Dooling to continually overcome the oddsand emerge a winner.
The Beat The Buzzer pre-order campaign kicks off on June 24 with the goal to sell over 1000 books by the publication date of July 15. Dooling is urging his Twitter, Facebook and Instagram followers to go to Amazon and pre-order the book and then check their social media accounts to get updates on the campaign. As a special thanks, Keyon is holding a VIP Live Chat for all readers who pre-order the book.
A portion of the proceeds from the pre-sale will will be donated to the Respect Foundation which provides support, resources, and information to help ensure the safety of all children. For more information about the pre-sale campaign contact Trimark Press
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