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New York Knicks' Rasheed Wallace announces retirement

  • The New York Knicks’ Rasheed Wallace announced his retirement from professional basketball on Wednesday.

    Wallace played in just 21 games this season due to a fractured left foot.

    The 6-foot-11 forward/center, who had surgery in February, tried to return to the court on Monday against the Bobcats but only lasted four minutes before leaving the game.

    Wallace, 38, who came out of a two-year retirement to join the Knicks this season, averaged 7.0 points and 4.0 rebounds for New York.

    He has played in 1,109 career games over 15 seasons with Washington, Portland, Atlanta, Detroit, Boston and New York, averaging 14.4 points, 6.7 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.3 blocks.

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