Forever memorialized as one of the greatest talents in the NBA, is an accomplished businessman and humanitarian. Upon making NBA history with two NBA world championships as a Los Angeles Laker, Mr. Nixon retired from the NBA in 1989 and concentrated on several business ventures. In 2001, he co-founded the Debbie Allen Dance Academy where he currently serves as Executive Director. Since the academy’s inception, Mr. Nixon has produced five children’s musicals that have been presented across the country. Norman is married to actress, director, producer, choreographer, singer, and stage star Debbie Allen. He has three children: sons, Devaughn and Norman Jr., and daughter, Vivian Nicole.e.