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NBA reacts to LaMarcus Aldridge retirement

LaMarcus Aldridge
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Current and former NBA players are showing LaMarcus Aldridge love after he announced his retirement from the NBA due to an irregular heartbeat.

Players including Donovan Mitchell, CJ McCollum, Nikola Vucevic and Rudy Gobert all took to Twitter to share their reactions to the news.

McCollum:

Mitchell:

Gobert:

Vucevic:

Danny Green:

Isaiah Thomas:

Jamal Crawford:

Quentin Richardson:

Aldridge played 15 seasons (1,029 games) in the NBA with the Portland Trail Blazers, San Antonio Spurs and Brooklyn Nets.

He had career averages of 19.4 points, 8.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.1 blocks per game.

The 35-year-old was a seven-time All-Star and made five All-NBA teams.

Aldridge is one of only 25 players in NBA history with 19,000+ career points and 8,000+ career rebounds, per StatMuse.

In NBA history, he currently ranks 47th in points scored (19,951), 62nd in total rebounds (8,478) and 68th in blocks (1,140).

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