Vin Baker – Made Over $100 Million in The NBA, Now Works at Starbucks
Another sad example of what happens when pro athletes aren’t careful with their money
After becoming the best player of the Hartford Hawks, Vincent Lamont Baker went on to be drafted #8 in the 1993 NBA Draft, picked up by the Milwaukee Bucks.
Initially, the big man’s stats were respectable, with PPG reaching into 20+, which was enough to earn him four All-Star appearances and an Air Jordan sneaker. Unfortunately, his career took a nosedive in the early 2000s.