he was still active?
LinkAfter being waived by the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday, the former All-Star forward announced his retirement.
Mashburn, 33, had career averages of 19.1 points, 5.4 rebounds and 4.0 assists in 611 games with Dallas (1993-97), Miami (1997-2000) and the Charlotte/New Orleans Hornets (2000-04). He was acquired by the 76ers in February 2005, but never played for them due to an injury that was diagnosed as a patella femoral irritation of the knee.
"I've had a long career in the NBA and have enjoyed my experience," Mashburn said. "I look forward to my retirement life. It doesn't mean I am not going to stay busy, but it's time to move on and accomplish some of the goals that I have set for myself. It's bean a great time. I've learned a lot, but now it's time to move on."
I hate Memphis.Rawse said:This is overdue, which in a way, makes it more regrettable.
I remember seeing his name on the Sixers' inactive list earlier in the month and thought, "Wow, they still have him on the roster?"
One of the greatest fadeaway jumpshooters I can think of. He was great back when he was healthy. I can still remember that 50-point game he had toward the end of his active career. Best of luck, Mash.
Yeah, they could have played that off a bit better. It's not like they couldn't see this coming.Coatesvillain said:It really makes you wonder why they kept him on the roster all season, like they couldn't have used an extra body. Billy King is a buffoon.
Yeah, exactly my thoughts...JNice said:..
One notch below Grant Hill on the "too bad" meter but it really is too bad. Mashburn was a damn good player and at times a really dominant scorer. Hate to see talents like that go down to injury.
LOL!Shaq_Diesel said:He should've done that after he passed up a WIDE OPEN LOOK to Clarence Weatherspoon, costing the Heat another playoff series to the Knicks.
lol that really sucked.gio30584 said:LOL!
i remember that one..
i thought he retired a long time ago
some ppl care.Budweiser_Boy said:Who the **** cares, honestly?