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: Chris Paul | Elton Brand | Richard Jefferson

Part 1
Part 1:
T.J. Ford takes us back to Houston to visit his childhood home and the neighborhood park he grew up playing on.

Part 2
Part 2:
Ford talks about the spinal injury that caused him to slip in the NBA Draft and the spinal injury that followed, ending his rookie season.

Part 3
Part 3:
Ford's AAU coach John Eurey explains his star pupil always had a passion for the game -- and an incredible desire to win.

Part 4
Part 4:
As a display of gratitute for helping him develop as a basketball player, Ford presents Eurey with a Toyota Tundra.