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The Boston Celtics announced they have waived Darko Milicic, likely ending one of the oddest and most disappointing careers in the NBA's history.
Milicic started his career as the second pick in the celebrated 2003 Draft. The expectations that came from being that pick in that draft. He could never live up to Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade. Even Kirk Hinrich.
MIlicic started as the "Human Victory Cigar" in Detroit before a decent year and a half in Orlando. He signed a large contract with Memphis and never lived up to his potential or expectations. He moved on to Minnesota where there were rumors he damaged locker room morale and chemistry. He signed with Boston this offseason as a last ditch effort to save his career on a team with a strong veteran leadership and a chance to win a championship.
Unfortunately, personal matters got in the way. Milicic asked the Celtics to let him go so he could be with his mother while she battles an illness.
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