The New York Times's Sarah Lyall is at the NBA Rookie Transition Program, where the most talented young basketballers in the world learn the important things about their sometimes-rocky transitions to the pros. They're receiving advice on everything from fashion to fan relations to celebrity, and Lyall is passing it along. Really, this is good advice for everyone.

Some of my favorites:

Again, proper hydration is important for everyone. Be like your favorite NBA rookie, and have an extra glass of water just because.

And follow Lyall for more accumulated NBA wisdom, being dispensed as we speak.