Team Frugal: Malcolm Lemmons

Being frugal is about more than being stingy with your money. It means being prudent, smart and economical with your finances and career decisions. Every Tuesday, we share profiles of athletes that exemplify what it means to be A Frugal Athlete.

Malcolm Lemmons has taken the lessons he’s learned from his basketball professional career and has built a wonderful business around his personal brand and relationships. Lemmons is taking it upon himself to give fellow athletes the blueprint on how to avoid struggling during the transition out of their careers. For that reason he is our team frugal athlete.

There is no place you won’t find Lemmons making his mark. Whether it’s his podcast, LinkedIn, social media, quora, books, etc. Lemmons makes it imperative that in order to make an impact you have to be everywhere. His company Players Point helps players do exactly that.

As an athlete, it’s important to brand yourself outside your sport. Your brand is not only what you identify with but how people identify with you and what you represent. Your brand can take you a long way and open a lot of doors for you. When you have a good brand you create other avenues to create income.