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Jason Richardson retires from the NBA after 13 seasons

Jason Richardson announced his retirement from the NBA in an Instagram post on Wednesday night, less than a week before he was set to start training camp with the Atlanta Hawks: The 34-year-old finishes his 13-year career after playing in just 52 games over the past three years due to injury. Richardson told Yahoo Sports that he had knee pain four to five days ago and an MRI revealed...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Richardson retires a month after signing with Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) Jason Richardson is retiring after a 13-year NBA career in which he averaged more than 23 points a game for Golden State 10 years ago. The 34-year-old swingman signed with the Atlanta Hawks in August. He played 19 games with the Philadelphia 76ers last season, his play shortened by a knee injury. Richardson announced his retirement on Facebook, a move confirmed by the...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Richardson retires from NBA after 14-year career

Jason Richardson announced Wednesday night that he is retiring from the NBA after a 14-year career. Richardson announced the decision on Instagram. “Today is a bitter sweet moment for me. I’m officially announcing my retirement from pro basketball. I like to thank the organizations and fans in Charlotte, Phoenix, Orlando, Philly and especially The Bay Area for their loyal support...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks add depth to bench, sign 13-year veteran Richardson

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks have signed guard-forward Jason Richardson. Richardson, a 13-year veteran, played in 19 games with the Philadelphia 76ers last season. He averaged 9.1 points before his season was shortened by a knee injury. When healthy, the 34-year-old Richardson has been an effective scorer. His career average is 17.1 points, including three seasons over 20 points...
Via AP on Fox
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Sixers give 'Old man' Jason Richardson birthday diapers

Proving once again the NBA is a (very) young man’s league, Jason Richardson’s Philadelphia 76ers teammates had a bit of fun at his expense as he celebrated his birthday on Tuesday. Richardson was presented with some gag gifts courtesy of his youngish Sixers teammates to commemorate that he has advanced to the ripe old age...Read More The post ‘Old man’ Jason Richardson...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

76ers' Jason Richardson suffers setback in recovery

The Philadelphia 76ers are in the midst of their worst season since the 9-73 team of 1972-1973. With a current 16-game losing streak, the 76ers sit at 15-47 on the season. To make matters worse, shooting guard Jason Richardson has suffered a setback in his return from a knee injury, which has kept him out the entire season.Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsAs reported by Roy...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

76ers' guard Jason Richardson hopes to return by March

The Philadelphia 76ers have struggled to a 15-35 record this season with one of the youngest and most inexperienced teams in the league. That is particularly the case without 33-year old veteran guard Jason Richardson, who has been out all season with a knee injury. But there is light at the end of the tunnel, as Richardson sees himself back on the court in about a month.Dphilmore...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Richardson hopes to suit up for the Sixers at some point this season

Not the biggest news in the league's landscape, but it's nice to be reminded that Jason Richardson, who used to be one of the league's most athletic players, is still, um, on the Sixers and trying to play some basketball.Check out the original article. which ran on, here.-- Do you remember the 2003 NBA Dunk Contest? The one where the victor threw down such a clean off...
Via Around the Arc
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Sixers' Jason Richardson expects to return this season

The Philadelphia 76ers could once again see improvement to their lineup this season as a 12-year veteran is on the mend and getting closer to a return. The nearly 33-year-old shooting guard, Jason Richardson, is anxious to get back on the court. After missing almost a year with cartilage damage in his left knee, Richardson says he's going to come back before the 2013-14 season's...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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