Former NBA Player Trades Court for Crosswalk

Basketball star Adrian Dantley now works as a school crossing guard in Maryland.
1:41 | 03/20/13

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Life lesson from a former NBA superstar who made millions but says no job counts more than the one he's doing now. ABC's David certainly. Our goal of course through procure these kids know across this that are crossing guard their high -- -- that bright green jacket and a silver spring Maryland crosswalk ball is an NBA hall of Famer and Olympic gold medalist. And a millionaire. Why you -- -- across in the autumn is not beneath me normal regular guy just played basketball. -- wall of flame on the regular guy. And I -- worked. 58 year old Adrian Daley who now uses a whistle. Heard plenty of whistles during his fifteen year pro career. Washington DC high school phenom became an all American at Notre Dame during his pro days the six foot five Dan -- made north of a million dollars a year. As a county crossing guard less than fifteen grand a year at the -- whose friends we'll tell you he has frugal and certainly has a net worth well into seven figures. This is not about the money -- that business to be around accused. His NBA days as a player and coach have paid off but -- this he appears to be playing defense is he fends off cars on the street. And more than once those long sweeping arms have been life -- That's who saved two -- is about the job has meaning or doesn't have meaning in. -- feel like I'm doing some held in the community and this all -- day at least says for the next twenty years are darker -- more -- -- way I can endure now OK you'll find him in the crosswalk. David -- ABC news silver spring Maryland.

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