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Basketball Coach and Former Addict John Lucas on "Winning a Day at a Time"

Lucas was the number one draft pick for the NBA in 1976, before his career went downhill as a result of drug use. He conquered his addiction and started a recovery program for other drug-addicted athletes. He coached the San Antonio Spurs to the playoffs twice, and is now the head coach, general manager, and vice president of the Philadelphia 76ers. Lucas has just written a memoir, called "Winning a Day at a Time."

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Other segments from the episode on September 21, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 21, 1994: Interview with Anne Perry; Interview with John Lucas; Review of Anna Quindlen's novel "One True Thing."

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