What Have Your Favorite NBA Players Been Doing Since They Left the Court?

Published on January 9, 2022

It’s often difficult to imagine your favorites doing something with their lives after they’ve been in the sports world. However, many NBA stars chose to go down a very different path when they ended their pro basketball careers. People like Shaq and Charles Barkley chose TV careers to stay in the spotlight. Others invested their earnings in other fields. Sometimes, they become drivers and farmers.

You might be surprised to find out what your favorite ballers have been up to once they left the court. Still, it’s fun to see a glimpse of their lives outside of the basketball court!

Mark Blount – Real Estate Mogul and Auntie Anne’s Franchisee

Back in 1997, Mark Blount began in the NBA, making his debut four years later with the Boston Celtics. After an unremarkable career, he retired in 2009. He then invested money into Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, selling those stores to move into real estate. That was a good idea!

Mark Blount Real Estate Mogul And Auntie Anne's Franchisee

Mark Blount Real Estate Mogul And Auntie Anne’s Franchisee


Fun Facts
  • The world's largest rat is the Capybara, which can weigh up to 150 pounds.
  • The oldest recorded squirrel lived to be 24 years old.
  • The tallest mountain in the world is Mount Everest.
  • The first successful powered flight was made by the Wright brothers.
  • Zebra stripes are unique to each individual animal, much like human fingerprints.
  • Studies have shown that squirrels remember the location of up to 10,000 nuts that they have buried.
  • The universe is estimated to be around 13.8 billion years old.
  • The most spoken language in the world is Mandarin Chinese.