First of all, Ben Wallace shaved off his signature afro, so that kind of threw us for a loop. The undraftedfree agent, former Defensive Player Of The Year, andformer champion with the Detroit Pistons has hadhis #3 jersey retired in 2016. He's had some legal trouble but has since put that behind him.
Thankfully, there's a happy ending to this, as Wallace was recently named a part owner of theGrand Rapids Drive, the minor league affiliate basketball team of the Detroit Pistons, wherehis career officially took off.
莱士收到了一个开心的消息，他最近成为Grand Rapids Drive
Arenas is a three-time NBA All-Star, three-time member of the All-NBA Teams, and was votedthe NBA Most Improved Player in the 2002–03 season.
Arenas was most often nicknamed “Agent Zero“, due to his former jersey number and his clutchshot-making ability, but has increasingly been referred to as “Hibachi”, a nod to the smallJapanese barbequing device, which literally translates to “bowl of fire.”
A guy who was no stranger to controversy during his final days in Washington, Gilbert Arenasalways manages to stir up headlines. Arenas seemed to pop up out of nowhere again in 2017, when he allegedly started a social media “beef” with noted Washington, D.C. sports fan MiaKhalifa.
It was later revealed that the “beef” was a bit hoax, as the two of them were part of aforthcoming sports talk show Complex' YouTube channel, called “Out of Bounds.”
该频道名为“Out of Bounds
Danny Granger was one of the most underrated stars in the NBA, proved by the fact that hemade only one All-Star team (2009) over the course of his 10 years in the NBA. But Granger'sknees eventually betrayed him, and much of the latter part of his career was spent trying toovercome said issues, with little luck.
Granger has kept busy by heavily involving himself in the “Dribble to Stop Diabetes” campaign, because of his family's history with diabetes. He also built up a real estateinvestment company on the side as well. In January of 2017, Granger began working as astudio and game analyst for the CBS Sports Network.
Brandon Roy's balky knees forced his premature retirement in 2011, and forced him to stayretired even despite a failed comeback attempt in 2012. In his post-playing days, Roy has takento coaching. In 2017, Roy received Naismith National High School Coach of the Year award afterhis Seattle-area high school team posted a perfect 29–0 record during the regular season.
That led to Roy being offered the job as head coach at nearby Garfield High School, whereformer high school stars and current NBA prospects Michael Porter Jr. and Jontay Porter usedto play.
Allen Iverson's post-playing days are filled with just as many ups-and-downs as his days in theNBA. In 2010, right as his playing days were coming to a close, Iverson's wife Tawanna, whostood by his side amidst all the craziness of Iverson's career and life, filed for divorce.
She also sought custody of the couple's five children, along with alimony payments. Eventhough he insisted otherwise, Iverson's finances were a mess, as he had two different homesforeclosed upon since 2013.
Iverson was supposed to get things back on track by joining the BIG3 basketball league forretired players, but seemingly quit on the league before it started, then declared he wasreturning to the league, but only to coach.
Even though injuries derailed his NBA career, Yao Ming has very much made the most of hisdays after basketball. For instance, he owns and operates Yao Family Wines in St. Helena, California, an endeavor in which he's reportedly "very involved.”
Yao is also the head of Chinese Basketball Association, helping further grow the game in hishomeland. He's even worked with WildAid as an ambassador in the organization's efforts toprevent hunters from poaching elephants to facilitate the black market sale of ivory.