NBA Player Makes $8M, Lives in Parents' Basement

This way he doesn't have to cut the grass
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 15, 2016 11:54 AM CDT

(Newser) – Jeff Teague is setting himself up for millennial jokes by living in his parents' basement, notes USA Today. Unlike a lot of millennials, however, he happens to make $8 million a year. The 28-year-old NBA player tells Fox Sports that he bought a house in his hometown of Indianapolis several years ago but gave it to his parents when he was signed to the Atlanta Hawks in 2013.

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Recently traded to the Indiana Pacers, Teague has moved back in with his parents—they keep the master, he gets the basement—and plans to stay for "the whole year" rather than find another place, per the Sporting News. After all, there are perks to not being responsible for the home. For one, he says his dad will mow the lawn. (Read more NBA stories.)

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