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John Salley

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John Thomas Salley is a retired American professional basketball player, actor and talk show host. He was the first player in NBA history to play on three different championship-winning franchises. After being drafted in the first round out of Georgia Tech in 1986, the 6'11" (2.11 m) Salley played both power forward and center for the Detroit Pistons, Miami Heat, Toronto Raptors, Chicago Bulls, Panathinaikos BC and Los Angeles Lakers.… Read More

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    Meatless Monday: Miami Sprouts Vegan For Second Annual Seed Food And Wine Festival
    Huffington Post - Nov 16, 2015
  • Netflix Lands Rights To Disney Movies
    WTNH - Dec 05, 2012
  • Former Nba Star John Salley Touts The Vegan Life
    Chicago Times - Nov 20, 2012
  • Evan Winiker: Bull In A Tofu Shop
    Huffington Post - Nov 19, 2012

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1964 Birth Born on May 16, 1964.

TWENTIES

1986 22 Years Old 1 More Event
After being drafted in the first round out of Georgia Tech in 1986, the 7'0 (2.13 m) Salley played both power forward and center for the Detroit Pistons, Miami Heat, Toronto Raptors, Chicago Bulls, Panathinaikos BC and Los Angeles Lakers. … Read More
1989 - 1990 2 More Events
1992 28 Years Old Salley was traded to the Miami Heat in 1992 and, a few years after that, was left unprotected by Miami in the 1995 expansion draft. … Read More
1993 29 Years Old Salley married Natasha Duff in 1993, and they have 3 children together. … Read More

THIRTIES

1995 - 1999 3 More Events
2000 36 Years Old 1 More Event
He saw little action for the Lakers en route to their first of three consecutive NBA championships from 2000 - 2002.
2001 37 Years Old In 2001 he made an appearance in the Luther Vandross music video, "Take You Out".
2003 39 Years Old In 2003, Salley appeared in the Showtime TV film Coast to Coast alongside actress Selma Blair.

FORTIES

2004 40 Years Old In 2004 he was part of the panel of celebrity judges in the TBS Superstation show He's a Lady.
2005 41 Years Old In 2005 he appeared in the television series Noah's Arc as Victor.
2006 42 Years Old In 2006, Salley was named the Commissioner of the American Basketball Association.
2007 43 Years Old In 2007, Salley appeared in the ABC reality television series Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race, featuring a dozen celebrities in a stock car racing competition. … Read More
2009 45 Years Old 1 More Event
Salley joined the cast of the reality competition show I'm a Celebrity…Get Me out of Here!, which premiered on June 1, 2009. … Read More
2010 46 Years Old 1 More Event
On May 4, 2010, it was announced that Salley had joined the Simply Raw team. … Read More
2012 48 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012, he appeared as a celebrity judge on RuPaul's Drag Race (season 4, episode 2). … Read More
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