Retired NBA star John Havlicek began investing his money at a young age when his NBA salary was $15,000. Read more about John Havlicek’s investment advice. He didn’t need to see a big return right away, because he knew steady saving and investing would pay off during retirement. After years of saving and investing in companies like Wendy’s and Lakeview Farms, he has retired. He now spends his time with his family and grandchildren and playing golf.