Former NBA Star Adrian Dantley Is Now A School Crossing Guard – VIDEO
Adrian Dantley, a six-time NBA All-Star, two-time scoring champion, and the 1997 NBA Rookie of the Year, is now making $17,000 a year, working as a school crossing guard, just outside of the Washington, D.C. area.
No, the 58-year old Dantley didn’t squander away all of his career earnings. He just wants the medical insurance that comes with the job, along with the bonus of helping kids.
Dantley helps so much, that he’s been credited with saving the lives of two children in his mere seven months on the job.
Dantley scored 23,177 points over his 15-year career, averaging 24.3 points-per-game, with the likes of the Buffalo Braves, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Lakers, Utah Jazz, Detroit Pistons, Dallas Mavericks, and Milwaukee. Bucks.
The 6-foot-5 small forward, who won a gold medal with the 1976 USA Olympic Team in Montreal, won scoring titles in 1981, and 1984 while with the Utah Jazz, who have since retired his #4 jersey.
Dantley, who was a two-time All-American at Notre Dame, was the sixth-overall pick in the 1976 NBA Draft by the Buffalo Braves.
Dantley’s final year was the 1990-1991 season, with the Bucks.