Report: J.J. Redick announces retirement from NBA with heartfelt message

Jonathan Sherman
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Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

After a long and successful career in the NBA, guard J.J. Redick has announced his retirement.

Redick took to Instagram on Tuesday morning to pour his heart out.


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Redick entered the league after starring at Duke University. He was drafted by the Orlando Magic with the No. 11 overall pick in the 2006 NBA Draft.

He would go on to play for five more NBA teams, averaging 12.8 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game. Of course, he was best known for his ability to shoot from deep. He hit 41.5 percent of his 3-pointers in his career.

With a media career that is already blossoming, Redick is sure to go on to do great things now that he’s retired from the NBA.

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Jonathan has worked as a sports writer covering NBA and NFL news since 2017. He's a fan of the Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Vikings.