The guard JJ Redick has announced his retirement from basketball at 37 years of age and after playing 15 seasons in the NBA, the journalist Adrian Wojnarowski of the medium advanced the information ESPN.
Trained at Duke University between 2002 and 2006, he came to the NBA being selected by the Orlando Magic in 11th place in the 2006 Draft. He stayed in the Florida franchise until 2013, to later play for Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers , New Orleans Pelicans, and lastly the Dallas Mavericks.
Behind him, he has almost 1,000 official matches with averages of 12.8 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists and 41.5% from 3-pointers in 25.5 minutes on the floor.
College basketball legend and with his number 4 retired at Duke, he started playing very little in the league, around 15 minutes per game; But with work and dedication he managed to carve a niche among the most reliable shooters in the entire NBA.
Redick is one of three players in NBA history with 2,000 triples and 2,000 free throws made with averages of at least 40% and 89 respectively, according to information from journalist Tommy Beer.
In playoffs he played 110 games (70 as a starter) with figures of 10.9 points, 1.6 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 42.5% from long distance.
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