Previous Sixers Veteran JJ Redick Publicizes Retirement From NBA
After 15 seasons within the NBA, former Sixers sharpshooter JJ Redick has determined to name it a profession. Redick, a co-host of his personal podcast titled "The Outdated Man and the Three," determined to make his announcement on Tuesday morning through his YouTube account.
"At this time is a really particular episode," Redick stated originally of the video. "The title of this podcast episode is sole 'retirement.'"
Redick mentions in his retirement speech that he wished the final 12 months' season to be his remaining 12 months as he entered the 2020-2021 run. He cited a number of causes, together with coping with accidents, being away from his household, and never enjoying as much as his personal requirements as elements that contributed to his choice to in the end name it a profession after 15 years.
"I want to describe the final season as a seven-month train," Redick continued. "[I was] coming head to head with my very own athletic mortality. It was scary and complicated."
Though Redick had a number of groups eager about bringing him in for the 2021-2022 season, he made it clear he did not plan to begin the 12 months off with a workforce. As an alternative, he was going to attend to hitch a contender afterward down the road.
Whereas all people assumed the veteran guard was simply ready to get his physique proper earlier than he discovered his subsequent enjoying vacation spot, the fact was that Redick was considering retirement.
The 37-year-old sharpshooter is wrapping up an exceptional profession for himself. Ever since getting drafted to the Orlando Magic because the eleventh general choose within the 2006 NBA Draft, Redick has constantly been one of many league's greatest three-point shooters.
Following his remaining 12 months, he formally wraps up his profession as a 41-percent shooter from past the arc after seven seasons in Orlando, 4 seasons in Los Angeles with the Clippers, two seasons with the 76ers, two years with the Pelicans, and two quick stints with the Milwaukee Bucks and the Dallas Mavericks.