Michael Redd, Dan Gadzuric To Retire From NBA

TUESDAY, 11:43am: Redd will officially announce his retirement from the NBA on Wednesday in Milwaukee, when the Bucks host the Cavaliers, according to a release from the team.

MONDAY, 4:40pm: Former Bucks Michael Redd and Dan Gadzuric are done playing in the NBA, according to Gery Woelfel of the Racine Journal Times (Twitter links).

While Redd hasn’t announced his retirement, Woelfel hears his NBA career is over.  The 34-year-old shooting guard, who was out of the league last season, turned down a camp invite last month, which would indicate that he is ready to transition into a post-basketball life.  Redd spent the bulk of his career in Milwaukee, where he averaged 20.0 PPG and 4.0 RPG while shooting 38.3% from downtown over the course of eleven seasons.  His final NBA season was spent in Phoenix where he put up a less impressive 8.2 PPG in 15.1 minutes per contest.

Gadzuric, 35, spent his first eight years in Milwaukee where he put up 4.9 PPG and 4.5 RPG.  The big man, who has been out of the NBA since his two game stint with the Knicks in 2011/12, is thinking about playing in Puerto Rico, according to Woelfel.

Redd was taken with the 43rd overall pick in the 2000 draft and wound up being one of the top talents to come out of a class that was ripe with disappointments.  The Ohio State product was the only player out of that draft to make an All-Star team and an All-NBA team over the course of his career.

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