TAG: retirement

NBA / Aug 11, 2014 / 12:30 am

Report: Ray Allen’s Agent Denies Cavs Story, Says Allen Still May Retire

Ray Allen

On Saturday, we relayed the report Ray Allen had decided to forestall his retirement and a future plaque in Springfield to play next season. Former Heat mate LeBron James and the new-look Cavs were supposed to be frontrunners to land his shooting services. Except, in an email to reporters, Allen’s agent, Jim Tanner, denies the story and says Allen is still undecided on his future. Read More »

Video / Jun 25, 2014 / 10:00 am

Tim Duncan Explains Why He Didn’t Retire On “Late Night With David Letterman”

Tim Duncan, David Letterman

Tim Duncan, David Letterman (photo. CBS)

After Tim Duncan won his fifth NBA Championship earlier this month, many felt the 14-time all-star, two-time MVP and three-time Finals MVP could possibly call it quits. Instead, Duncan opted in on the final year of his contract, further widening the divide with his vanquished Finals opponent, LeBron James. Tim made an unusual appearance on Late Night with David Letterman Tuesday evening and explained his decision to come back for what could be one last hurrah. Read More »

Video / Jun 17, 2014 / 6:00 pm

A Salute To The Retiring Shane Battier

Shane Battier

Shane Battier (Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports)

He won an NCAA National Championship with Duke, and two more with the Miami Heat, but Shane Battier is following through on his plans to retire after the 2013-14 season concluded Sunday night. The eminently quotable Battier played for 13 seasons, and at 35, he’s set to join ESPN’s college basketball coverage for next season.
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Latest News / Jun 13, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Report: Ray Allen Debating Retirement This Summer

Jeremy Lin, Ray Allen

Ray Allen, the future hall-of-fame shooting guard will turn 39 next month and, while currently battling to help the Heat get back into the NBA Finals series against the Spurs, informed Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe that retirement is an option after the season ends. We doubt Jesus Shuttlesworth would retire after coming so close to a fourth title. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Nov 6, 2013 / 9:30 am

Report: Michael Redd To Officially Announce Retirement

Michael Redd

Former second round pick and one time All-Star Michael Redd is all set to officially announce his retirement Wednesday night when the Bucks host the Cavs at BMO Harris Bradley Center. The 34-year-old is a 12-year NBA vet who had a successful career after being drafted with the No. 43 pick by the Bucks in the 2000 Draft. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jul 16, 2012 / 4:00 pm

Kobe Bryant Says He Might Retire In Two Years

Kobe Bryant

In an exclusive interview with Yahoo! Sports, Kobe Bryant discussed the twilight years of his career. But he did let one thing slip, which might be surprising for those who assumed Bryant would play until his legs gave out: retirement is a possibility in two years. Here’s more, via the Los Angeles Times: Read More »