Legacy After The Locker Room Podcast: S2:EP15–Malcolm Lemmons, Former Professional Basketball Player

Join us for S2:EP15 of the Legacy After the Locker Room Podcast as Malcolm Lemmons, a former professional basketball player sits down with our host, Kayla Bradham, to discuss his career in basketball, writing, and the amazing work he is doing at Athletes Unheard.

Malcolm Lemmons played college basketball for Niagara and California State San Marcos. He played professional basketball overseas until 2017. Following his professional career, he transitioned to life as an author. His first book, “Lessons From the Game,” was published in 2017. In 2020, he founded Athletes Unheard, a media company that’s on a mission to amplify conversations around mental wellness in sports.

Malcolm Lemmons joins our host Kayla Bradham on S2:EP15 of the Legacy After The Locker Room Podcast


  • 00:00 Introduction
  • 00:42 Getting Started in Basketball
  • 01:55 Playing Career
  • 03:30 Advice for Kids of Single Parent Homes
  • 06:30 Overcoming Challenges and Adversity
  • 09:20 Playing in Japan
  • 10:50 Post Career Work
  • 13:50 Advice for Transitioning Athletes
  • 15:20 Lessons From The Game
  • 16:50 Impact Beyond The Game
  • 20:00 Athletes Unheard
  • 25:00 Mental Health
  • 28:15 Shout Outs and Words of Wisdom
  • 30:20 Parting Words


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