Seven-time All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge may retire in the offseason, according to the latest NBA news. Aldridge remains an unsigned free agent after training camp begins at the end of the month. He previously retired last year due to a heart problem but returned to the Brooklyn Nets last year.
The Fresh York Knicks are now looking for a new player to trade. Donovan Mitchell’s trade failed, leaving the Knicks with no other options. Devin Booker could be involved in a potential trade due to circumstances in Phoenix.
NBA officials are split on Cam Reddish’s potential.
Midway through last season, the New York Knicks acquired Cam Reddish from the Atlanta Hawks. However, he did not see much playing time under Knicks manager Tom Thibodeau. He also suffered a shoulder injury in March that kept him out for the entire year.
Michael Scotto said on a show that NBA officials are divided into Reddish’s options. Many appreciate Reddish’s talent and potential, but some believe he lacks the mentality to reach his full potential, according to Scotto.
According to Scotto, “NBA executives I’ve talked to are divided on Cam Reddish.” Some believe Reddish has untapped potential and raw physical talent that he could develop. Others say he lacks the motivation to reach his potential.
You will be eligible for an $8.1 million qualifying offer and restricted free agency in the summer of 2023.
This offseason, LaMarcus Aldridge may decide to retire.
With training camp coming up, LaMarcus Aldridge is still an unsigned free agent. Aldridge averaged 12.9 points, 5.5 rebounds, and 1.0 blocks in 47 games with the Brooklyn Nets. Age has changed him as a player, but he remains a useful big man in reserve.
The seven-time NBA All-Star may decide to retire, according to Chris Mannix and Howard Beck of the “Crossover” podcast. Aldridge will be 37 when he starts next season. It won’t be the first time he leaves the NBA if he decides to hang it up.
Towards the end of the 2021-22 season, Aldridge announced his temporary retirement. He decided to spend more time with his family after learning that he had an abnormal heart rate. Five months later, Aldridge received a medical clearance that allowed him to continue playing for the Nets.