By Heather Fountaine

Former NBA Star and Louisville native Allan Houston is back on the court but this time, against some smaller players that he’s hoping to have a big impact on.

“You see so many gifts and dreams, and visions for these young men and you’re able to kind of help guide them,” said former New York Knick Allan Houston.

Houston is partnering up with Big Brothers, Big Sisters, the mayor and other organizations to launch the Allan Houston Mentoring Initiative. It’s a ten month program aimed at providing a support system to help more youth achieve lifelong success.

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