NBA TV's new series "Toyota's Moving Forward Moments" will explore the lives of NBA players including Richard Jefferson (New Jersey Nets), Elton Brand (L.A. Clippers), T.J. Ford (Milwaukee Bucks) and rookie Chris Paul (New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets) before they achieved stardom along with the individuals who inspired and encouraged them. Hosted by Andre Aldridge, the show premiered Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 6 p.m. ET.

This half-hour series follows an NBA player returning to his hometown to surprise his mentor and to reminisce about the powerful influence that person had on his life. This reunion presents a unique opportunity to share their stories, experiences and ideals while touring the community in a new Toyota. In a surprising conclusion to each episode, NBA stars will display their appreciation for the community that supported them and the mentor that helped drive them towards their goals. Each mentor will be presented with a gift of the Toyota vehicle showcased during the tour as a sign of appreciation for the vital role that person played in the NBA player's life.

Previous: Gilbert Arenas | Baron Davis | Amare Stoudemire | T.J. Ford | Chris Paul | Elton Brand | Richard Jefferson


Part 1
Part 1:
Carmelo Anthony talks about making the move from New York to Baltimore and growing up without a father.

Part 2
Part 2:
Anthony rose through the ranks from high school to a National Championship and on to the NBA, where he led the Nuggets to the playoffs in his rookie year, and has become one of the league's best players in the clutch.

Part 3
Part 3:
LuVincent Breckenridge provided Carmelo with guidance growing up, keeping him on the right path and out of trouble.

Part 4
Part 4:
Carmelo presents Vinnie with a new Toyota RAV-4.