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Former Professional Basketball Player Nazr Mohammed Reveals About his Life After Retirement; Spends More Time With Wife and Children

Updated On 17 Dec, 2017 Published On 17 Dec, 2017
Former Professional Basketball Player Nazr Mohammed Reveals About his Life After Retirement; Spends More Time With Wife and Children

Living far from the love ones, wife and kids is very difficult. Nazr, however, admitted that the retirement phase, in fact, a better one to spend time with his wife Mandi Mohammed and kids.

Nazr Mohammed, the former professional basketball player, is enjoying his life after retirement. He officially retired from NBA on October 9, 2015, after eighteen years of long career. 

Nazr is married to Mandi Mohammed, and the couple has three children together. Know more about his wife, family, and life after retirement here!!!!

Nazr Mohammed Is Married To Mandi Mohammed Since 2001

Nazr Mohammed is a happily married man. He tied the knot to his longtime girlfriend Mandi Mohammed in 2001. The wedding was, of course, a private ceremony attended by family members and close friends.  

The duo is quite private about their relationship and does not share much about themselves.             

Nazr answering some questions during an interview
 
Source: NBA

Since we have not heard any rumors of their separation and divorce, we can assume that they are happily married.   

The pair has been blessed with three children; two daughters, Amani Mohammed and Sanaa Mohammed and a son, Nasir Mohammed.  

Mandi Mohammed (R) and Audrey Griffin (L) at Nazr Mohammed Foundation
 
Source: Chicago Splash

The family of five is living a blissful life together and the retirement of Nazr he has been able to spend more time with his wife and kids and is living every moment with them which he missed during his busy schedule. 

Nazr Mohammed's Life After Retirement      

"Retirement is the beginning of life, not the end," Nazr, after retiring from the NBA on 9 October 2015 is enjoying his retirement to the fullest. 

 

Retirement was good for the star in a sense that he could see his kids growing up. 

"I never realized how busy their schedules were till now. I was starting to have a lot of fun (I’m serious) being their personal chauffeur — dropping them off and picking them up from school, practices, dance classes, workouts, playdates, sleepovers and all types of other things that I couldn’t get to while I was playing."

He still misses his good old days when he was one of the best players in NBA. He said: 

"Instead, I’m back in the NBA to pursue an aspect of basketball that has interested me for a long time: the front office."

"As of November 20, I became a professional evaluation scout/identification and intelligence for the Oklahoma City Thunder. I know it’s a mouthful, but essentially I’m going to get a full education in all of the little details needed to make a front office tick."

He truly is a legend!!!!

Nazr Mohammed; Quick Facts 

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  • He was born on 5 September 1977 in Chicago, Illinois.
  • The birth sign is Virgo.
  • Stands at the height of 6.82 feet (2.08m).
  • Studied at Kenwood Academy and completed his graduation in 1995.
  • Enrolled the University of Kentucky and studied business management.
  • After his junior year, he decided to enter the 1998 NBA draft.
  • Scored a career-high 30 points against the Los Angeles Clippers in November 2001.
  • Played with the San Antonio Spurs in 2005 and 2006.
  • Is the founder of The NAZR Mohammed Foundation. The organization also hosted the Kenwood Academy Capital Improvements Fundraiser.
  • Retired in March 2016 and signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
  • Has an estimated net worth of about $25 million as of 2017.

 

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