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It started with his own dad. Former New York Knicks star Allan Houston credits his father, University of Tennessee Coach Wade Houston, the first African-American basketball player at the University of Louisville and the first African-American head basketball coach in the SEC Conference, with helping to nurture and develop his own career. Their close relationship lead Houston to found Father Knows Best, a mentoring program for fathers and sons or mentors and mentees that teaches both basketball and life skills.

By: Tonya Pendleton, BlackAmericaWeb.com

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