Ballin’ or Bawlin’? –
March 7, 2019 – Silver said, “We are living in a time of anxiety. I think it’s a direct result of social media. A lot of players are unhappy.” He then went on to speak about the depth of the sadness, isolation, and even depression many players feel. His response comes as more players are opening up about their mental-health challenges, with All-Star Kevin Love penning a long essay and All-Star DeMar DeRozan opening up to the Toronto Star in the last year about their own issues with anxiety and depression.