John Salley | Oscars Events

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Irina Marchenkova and John Salley

Here I am with John Salley at a pre oscar event. This is a man who truly cares about being Fit at Forty. John  Salley is an American retired professional basketball player, actor and talk show host. He is very versatile and is one the the top athletes that has successfully made a transition into the entertainment industry after his athletic career. He was the first player in NBA history to play on three championship-winning franchises, as well as the first player in the NBA to win a championship in three decades.

John Salley played both power forward and center for the Detroit PistonsMiami HeatToronto RaptorsChicago BullsPanathinaikos and Los Angeles Lakers. He was a long-time host of the former Fox Sports Net show The Best Damn Sports Show Period 

John Salley had a role in Bad Boys and Bad Boys II, as a computer hacking nerd who gets out of jail because he helps crack files for the Police. In 1996, Salley appeared as a  basketball player alongside Whoopi Goldberg in the film Eddie, about a fan who takes over as coach of the New York Knicks. In the fall of 1998, Salley hosted the game show I Can’t Believe You Said That, which aired on the Fox Family Channel. During that time, he also guest-starred as a panelist on Hollywood Squares. In 2001, John Sally appeared in the Luther Vandross music video, “Take You Out”. He also appeared on a celebrity episode of The Weakest Link.

In 2003, John Salley appeared in the Showtime TV film Coast to Coast alongside actress Selma Blair.

In 2006, John Salley was named the Commissioner of the American Basketball Association.

John Salley as a Vegan Activist & Wellness Advocate

Salley is a vegan activist and In December 2015, Salley encouraged Michelle Obama to go vegan “for the planet” Salley is an entrepreneur in the cannabis industry, launching his own cannabis brand Deuces22.

Irina Marchenkova is a personal trainer at Life Time Athletic in Ajax, Ontario. She is formerly from Moscow, Russia and Victoria, BC.