Jeff Hornacek Shocks NBA, Declares Bankruptcy

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SALT LAKE CITY — Former NBA fan favorite Jeff Hornacek, best known for his long tenure with the Utah Jazz, surprised everyone this week by declaring bankruptcy. The announcement continues a disturbing trend in professional sports, where a disproportionate number of retired athletes have squandered the millions of dollars earned during their careers in astonishingly short time-spans. While most poverty-stricken former athletes…