LaMarcus Aldridge's NBA career came to a sudden stop Thursday.
Aldridge announced the news on Twitter.
In the statement, the former No. 2 overall pick said that he played with the irregular heartbeat and then his "rhythm got even worse." After seeing a doctor, Aldridge wrote that "it is time to put [his] health and family first."
Nets general manager Sean Marks put out a statement supporting Aldridge
Statement from our GM Sean Marks on the retirement of LaMarcus Aldridge: pic.twitter.com/3WKRJgAmpn— Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) April 15, 2021
The 35-year-old Aldridge played 15 seasons in the NBA. He was released by the Spurs earlier this season.
Aldridge played just five games with the Nets, averaging 12.8 points and 4.8 boards.
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