Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Speaks to Kids Struggling with Speech Impediment He’s Had Since Youth

A week after the Charlotte community rallied around NBA All-Star Weekend, local kids and their parents came together for an intimate camp hosted by Hornets veteran Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. But it wasn’t an ordinary NBA player-hosted event with the sounds of dribbling basketballs. This one, Camp SAY (Stuttering Association for the Young), was a relaxed, private gathering at The Ritz-Carlton in downtown Charlotte for Michael and a select group of kids to feel comfortable sharing their voices together. See, for Michael and the young attendees, they have struggled for years with speech impediments. Michael himself has made tremendous strides with his stutter. He even showed the confidence to speak to the… Read More