John Salley is an NBA legend, but these days he’s better known for his off the court accomplishments.
He’s a restaurateur with an extremely popular vegan restaurant in California. He is also a cannabis enthusiast and entrepreneur who specializes in the hemp area. He is partners with his old teammate, the legendary Isaiah Thomas, in owning 1.9 million acres of hemp cultivation land in Colombia.
In EYL 143, he gave a full breakdown of the Hemp industry, the medical benefits of CBD and hemp, we talked about his journey to becoming a vegan, and the health benefits of a plant-based diet. We also discussed the current state of the NBA, its expansion into Africa, and China’s influence on the game.