Nov. 7, 2013
After sitting out the 2012-2013 NBA season, Michael Redd formally announced his retirement from professional basketball on Wednesday.
Redd, who was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks 43rd overall in the 2000 NBA Draft, played 12 seasons in basketball's top league. He spent 11 years in Milwaukee and suited up for the Phoenix Suns in 2011-2012, his final season.
An NBA All-Star in 2004, he retires with the fourth-most points (11, 554) in Bucks history and holds the team's single-game scoring record with 57 points versus Utah in 2006. Redd also holds the NBA record for most three-pointers in a quarter with eight, set in the fourth quarter of a 2002 game against Houston.
In each of his three years at Ohio State, Redd was named the team's Most Valuable Player. He sits sixth all-time with 1,879 career points, and is one of only three Buckeyes to have three 500-point seasons (Jerry Lucas, William Buford).
The former OSU star won an Olympic gold medal in 2008 as a member of the USA Basketball Men's National Team.