Longtime Detroit Pistons shooting guard Richard Hamilton officially announced his retirement from the NBA…
Shooting guard Richard Hamilton has not played in the NBA since the 2012-13 season, and he has officially announced his retirement.
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Hamilton spent the majority of his career with the Detroit Pistons, who he played with for nine seasons while helping lead them to an NBA title in 2004 against the star-studded Los Angeles Lakers.
The guard known as “Rip” started his career with the Washington Wizards before finishing it with the Chicago Bulls.
He made three trips to the All-Star Game for the Eastern Conference from 2006-08 after setting a career high in points per game in 2006 with 20.1.
Hamilton averaged 17.1 points with 3.1 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game, and he was even better in the playoffs with 19.8 points and 3.9 rebounds with 3.6 assists per game.
Bleacher Report announced Hamilton’s retirement on Twitter.
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) February 26, 2015