LaMarcus Aldridge has announced his retirement for the second time.
No longer playing in the NBA: LaMarcus Aldridge.
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“I’m grateful for all the memories, family and friends I’ve made throughout my career. It’s been a hell of a ride and I’ve loved every minute,” the 37-year-old power forward wrote on Twitter on Friday. Following Tom Brady, the basketball player wrote that you can only resign big once. That time is now.
In the 2020/21 season, Aldridge had already declared his playing time over after he was diagnosed with cardiac arrhythmia. He later returned after doctors gave the green light.
Three Stations – Anchors of the Trail Blazers
During his career, Aldridge played for the Portland Trail Blazers (2006-2015), the San Antonio Spurs (2015-2021) and the Brooklyn Nets (since 2021).
In 2006 he came into the NBA as the number two pick in the draft, was called up to the All-Star Game in a total of seven years and was the leader of the Trail Blazers for many years. With 20,558 points, Aldridge ranks 46th on the all-time scoring list. The native Texan was denied big titles in the strongest professional league in the world.