Originally posted on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 11/4/11
MADISON, Wis. -- Nearly 17 months have passed since Michael Finley last played in a professional basketball game, yet the word retirement has not officially spilled from his mouth. He is 38 years old now, far removed from possessing the skill set that once made him a two-time NBA all-star. Still, a glimmer of hope remains in his voice. He is a man who sounds content with his place in life. But he is also a man who certainly wouldn't mind one last shot to latch onto an NBA team. Whether that opportunity presents itself again remains to be seen. "I'm semi-retired, so to speak," Finley said. "With this lockout, I don't really know what I want to do. Hopefully if the lockout ends, I can get a chance to join a team. But if it doesn't, so be it." Retirement -- or semi-retirement -- was just one of many topics Finley addressed on Friday during a short press conference inside the Kohl Center. The former University of Wisconsin men's basketball standout was in town for the weekend to anno...
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