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Sunday Sitdown with Richard Hendrix (2021)

Sports Director Mo Carter caught up with former Athens High graduate and current international basketball standout Richard Hendrix for another Sunday Sitdown.

HARVEST, Ala. — Sports Director Mo Carter caught up with former Athens High standout and current international basketball standout Richard Hendrix for another edition of the Sunday Sitdown on WZDX Sports XTRA. 

Hendrix, a former former All-SEC standout at Alabama, just completed his 13th season as professional basketball player. His most recent season was played in the country of Japan. 

During the Sunday Sitdown, Hendrix spoke to Mo Carter about the following topics:

- Hendrix's 8th annual basketball camp at the Harvest Youth Center

- The importance of being athletics and having a quality education

- Hendrix's journey of playing basketball in Japan as a global pandemic (Covid-19) began

- Alabama Men's Basketball Team winning the SEC Regular Season Title, Conference Title and making it to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament in 2021.

- The success of local players like Kira Lewis Jr and John Petty Jr. 

- 2021 NBA Finals

- The early struggles of the Team USA Men's Basketball team prior to the 2021 Olympics.