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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Bookkeeping The Retired Guys, 2013 Edition

Every now and then, it's fun to comb through the list of recently retired players (almost, but not quite exclusively, NBA ones), and track down their current post-playing career whereabouts. The last such list was compiled two years ago and is rather out of date now, so here's a fresh one.




Tariq Abdul-Wahad - Abdul-Wahad is now the head coach at Lincoln high school in San Jose.


Shareef Abdur-Rahim - Still the Kings assistant general manager. Last year returned to university to finish the degree he left unfinished 16 years earlier.


Maurice Ager - Ager hasn't played since a four game stint with the Timberwolves at the very start of the 2010/11 season. Instead, he's turned to music, and is now a producer and occasional rapper. Ager's first album, "Moe Town," was released last month; here's a video clip of a bonus track, called "Pistons." You'll recognise one sample.


Briefly mentioned at the end is "Sports 'n' Music", a radio show Ager also hosts. Here's an episode of that.


Cory Alexander - Last time we checked in, Alexander had had some problems. He'd lost all his money, and was suing Bank of America to get it back, claiming it was their fault. It is unclear how successful this action was. But what is clear is that Alexander turned his occasional commentary role on Virginia games into a bigger media career, and is now an analyst and announcer on the ACC Network.


Courtney Alexander - Now coaching high school basketball at Dominion Christian High School in Marietta, Georgia. Alexander also still runs his not-for-profit, Georgia Press, although the website has changed location since last time. It now points to a subdirectory of imsopure.com. Alrighty then.

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