Hall of Fame forward for the Utah Jazz who played alongside the NBA's great assist man, John Stockton.
He worked on a farm hunting, chopping trees, and fishing.
In his last year in the league he joined the Los Angeles Lakers to try and win his first championship, but was defeated in the finals 4 games to 1 by Detroit.
He has been chased down in multiple paternity lawsuits and his children have excelled in sports with Daryl and Cheryl Ford becoming pro basketball players, and Demetress Bell becoming a pro football player.
John Stockton was his longtime teammate in the NBA and on the Olympic national team.