Andrew Bogut announces retirement from basketball
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Fourteen-year NBA veteran center Andrew Bogut called it a basketball career Monday.

Bogut, 36, announced his retirement on his "Rogue Bogues" podcast after setting it up to reveal where he would play next season.

"The decision that I've made and where I'll be signing for next season is absolutely nowhere. I'll be retiring from professional basketball effective immediately," he said. "I would have made this decision earlier if it wasn't for the postponement of the Olympics."

Bogut said he hoped to suit up for his native Australia for a fourth time in the Olympics next summer, but his health didn't allow it.

"I'm not going to lie to you, the last two years have been a real challenge for me to get out of bed in the morning some days, let alone go to a training session or a game, and the body probably from 2018 onwards was hanging by a thread," he said.

Bogut was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2005 draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. He spent his first seven NBA seasons with the team before being traded to the Golden State Warriors for Monta Ellis in 2012.

He won a championship with Golden State in 2015 before stops with the Dallas Mavericks, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Los Angeles Lakers. He returned to the Warriors for 11 games in 2018-19, after a brief stretch in the Australian NBL.

Andrew Bogut announces retirement from basketball
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