NBA Rookies Received Some Pretty Bizarre Advice at League's Transition Program

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistAugust 7, 2014

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Rookies are just young men off the court, so the NBA wants to make sure that these players are prepared for the next chapter of their lives.

Money management is one of the biggest lessons rookies need to learn. However, there are some other pieces of wisdom worth sharing. For that reason, the NBA is stepping in to give the rookies all of the advice that they will ever need in life.

Thankfully, The New York Times' Sarah Lyall was in attendance at the NBA Rookie Transition Program to share what was being said.

There were some good pieces of advice:

Then, things started getting a little crazy:

To see more of the advice that the rookies received, check out Lyall's Twitter feed.

[h/t Deadspin]