Orlando Johnson's rocky road to the NBA
Orlando Johnson won't be making the trip to New Jersey for the 2012 NBA draft.
He won't put on a nice suit with geek-chic glasses.
He won't shake commissioner David Stern's hand.
But most of all, he won't give his mother a kiss when his name is called.
That's because Johnson, a projected second-round draftee, experienced more tragedy before his 13th birthday than most people do in a lifetime, starting with the murder of his mother when he was an infant. ...
Read full story