Vin Baker Talks To TD Jakes About Losing $100 million & Now Working At Starbucks
There was a time when Vin Baker was a four time All-Star. A time when he was part of the scary Big 3 of him, Glenn Robinson and Ray Allen. A time when he made over $100 million. Today, Baker is a 43 year old former alcoholic working at Starbucks.
On a recent episode of Bishop T.D Jakes show, Vin and his wife stopped by to discuss how he lost all of his money and how it feels to be making cappuccinos at Starbucks when you are a former NBA lottery pick, All-NBA player & Gold Medalist with enough money to buy quite a few Starbucks.
“For me, when the alcohol started to take control of my life and I couldn’t control the alcohol or the partying, it seemed like everything else came along with it,” said Baker.
“I was trying to disguise the fact that I had this disease by spending more.”