NEW YORK — Brooklyn Nets center LaMarcus Aldridge announced on Twitter on Thursday that he is retiring from the NBA after experiencing an irregular heartbeat during his final appearance with the team. “For 15 years I’ve put basketball first,” Aldridge wrote.
Who in the NBA is retiring 2020?
|November 18||Dorell Wright||34|
|November 25||Aaron Brooks||35|
|November 30||Andrew Bogut||36|
Where is LaMarcus Aldridge going?
Veteran big man LaMarcus Aldridge announced his retirement from the NBA after 15 seasons on Thursday afternoon. Aldridge had reached a buyout with the San Antonio Spurs a few months ago and signed with the Brooklyn Nets for the rest of 2020-21.
Is Kevin Garnett still getting paid by the Celtics?
When Garnett was with the Celtics, he asked to be paid $35 million over seven years in deferred salary following his retirement. The team agreed, and KG is still cashing checks to this day.
Is LaMarcus Aldridge still good?
Aldridge is a very good defensive power forward. Last year he averaged 1.2 blocks per game (good for seventh in the league among power forwards) along with a steal on average every contest.
Will LaMarcus Aldridge make the Hall of Fame?
Every 20,000-point scorer in NBA history is in the Hall of Fame but the three just ahead of Aldridge: Joe Johnson, Tom Chambers and Antawn Jamison. In terms of year-end recognition, Aldridge’s five All-NBA nods puts him right on the precipice of the HOF. … Every player with six or more All-NBA nods is in.