(Doug Pensinger/Getty ) Adrian Dantley's been directing traffic for years. He just didn't have the title.
NBA Hall of Famer Now Works as School Crossing Guard
MARCH 16, 2013Dan Devine , Ball Don't LieSince last fall, Adrian Dantley has apparently been working as a crossing guard outside Eastern Middle School in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Silver Spring, Md., where he makes just under $15,000 a year.
It's not a path many ex-players would take, preferring instead to hang around teams' front offices or community relations departments, act as a commentator on local TV and radio, look for other opportunities to leverage their former fame into relatively easy money in retirement, or grab another assistant job and look for a road back to becoming a head coach.
But Dantley's been there, done that, gotten the T-shirt and (apparently) not liked the seat he was supposed to occupy, so he found something else. And because of the smart choices he made during his career, he's now able to make the choices he wants after his career. That's pretty cool.Read more: Yahoo Sports