Top Three NBA Legends Who Retired This Year

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i-5 Kobe Bryant: The Los Angeles Lakers’ shooting guard nicknamed the “Black Mamba”retired at the end of the 2015-2016 NBA season. In the last game he ever played, he played against the Utah Jazz, and he dropped 60 points. His season average for points per game was 17.6 points, which was among the lowest season averages of his career, so the 60-points performance was a great way for him to go out.

i-12 i-14Kevin Garnett: The power forward who played for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Boston for most of his career retired after the 2015-2016 NBA season. He did not have a good season last year, but it was because he is one of the oldest players in the league. Back in the day, he would average over 20 points and 2 blocks per game. Garnett was a legend, and the game of basketball will miss him.

i Tim DuncanDuncan will forever be known as “The Big Fundamental”. The loyal San Antonio Spurs’ power forward following the 2015-2016 NBA season. This season, he put averaged just 8.6 points and 1.3 blocks per game, both career lows, and both indicators that his time in the NBA had drawn to close. However, Duncan won five NBA championships with the Spurs in his 19-year career from the 1997-1998 season up until last season, and is one of the greatest power forwards of all time.