Robert Parish Reveals the Little Secret to His Longevity in the NBA

growing up, Robert Parish never liked basketball. He was tall, so putting a basketball in his hands was fitting. That didn’t mean the former Boston Celtics center had to enjoy it.

Many years later, Parish became the NBA’s all-time leader in games played. He played 21 years in the league and appeared in a record 1,611 games, 51 more than Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who is second on the list. Recently, Parish revealed a simple part of his preparation that he believes had everything to do with his lengthy NBA life.

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