PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Sugar Rodgers, an author, WNBA All-Star and now a college coach has a message for young people following in her footsteps on how she used basketball to overcome her early struggles and propel herself to success.

She also discusses her new book, “They’d Better Call Me Sugar. My Journey From The Hood to the Hardwood.” Learn more about her book and her charitable work on her website.