These NBA Players Are Working 9-5 Jobs Since Retiring

basketball | 2/6/19

Adrian Dantley – Crossing Guard

adrian dantley post nba career crossing guard
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This might be the most surprising post-NBA job on our list. Adrian Dantley had a 15-year NBA career that ended with him scoring 23,000 points and being inducted into the Hall of Fame. In 2010, Dantley, who had been coaching, left the league for good and became a crossing guard.

The low profile job reportedly pays Dantley $14,000 a year, so we know he’s not in it for the money. According to the big man himself, he enjoys helping other people. It doesn’t hurt the job provides health benefits, too. Dantley also works as a referee for high school and recreational teams during his spare time.