Eight-year NBA veteran Trevor Booker announced via Twitter that he’s retiring from basketball.
“I never knew my love for the game would take me places that some people can’t even imagine. That’s why it’s so tough to sit here and write that I’m officially announcing my retirement from the game. … With all of that said, THANK YOU BASKETBALL! I have no clue where I would have ended up without you, but watch where you take me. I hope you guys continue to watch my journey because it’s definitely not over, it’s just the beginning,” Booker wrote.
Booker ended his message by thanking several people.
“P.S. Thank you to my family, teammates, coaches/GMs, and fans. Without you guys this ride would have been a little more difficult.”
Booker was drafted 23rd overall in the 2010 NBA Draft and had career averages of 6.9 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game.
The 32-year-old played with the Washington Wizards, Utah Jazz, Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia 76ers and Indiana Pacers.