John Salley - Interview - Sports Stars of Tomorrow - Legend

Former NBA player John Sally made a name for himself as a dominant defender during his time at Georgia Tech. While not known for his scoring ability, Sally's defensive skills helped him have a successful career in basketball. He was drafted by the Detroit Pistons in 1986 and became a key role player for the team's "Bad Boys" era. Throughout his 15-year NBA career, Sally was known for his defensive presence and played a crucial role off the bench for championship teams like the Pistons, Bulls, and Lakers. But Sally's impact goes beyond basketball. He emphasizes the importance of taking care of one's body, a lesson he learned from teammate Adrien Dantley about eating right. This knowledge has contributed to his longevity in the game. Now, in his post-basketball career, Sally is a wellness advocate, promoting a plant-based or vegan diet for better health. Through his advocacy work, he raises awareness about health issues and encourages others to prioritize their well-being.