June 26, 2013 11:44 PM

Opportunity awaits KU’s Ben McLemore at NBA Draft

In Wellston, Mo., Ben McLemore had grown up in a 600-square foot home. His older brother, Keith Scott, was locked up in state prison. And his mother, Sonya, was unemployed. On the worst nights, McLemore and his younger brother Kevin were forced to go without food. So for McLemore, the NBA was less of a dream — and more of a survival tactic for his family.

Related content