Michael Redd To Retire With Bucks
Former Bucks All-Star guard Michael Redd will attend tomorrow’s Bucks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers game (7 p.m.) to thank the fans of Milwaukee and officially announce his retirement from the NBA. Redd will address the crowd at the BMO Harris Bradley Center between the first and second periods.
Redd was drafted by the Bucks with the 43rd overall selection in the 2000 NBA Draft and went on to play 11 seasons in Milwaukee, where he averaged 20.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game. Redd’s name ranks among the all-time Bucks career leaders in the following categories: points (4th – 11,554); scoring average (5th – 20.0 ppg); games (7th, 578); minutes (5th, 19,334); field goals made (7th, 4,063); field goals attempted (4th, 9,045); three-point field goals made (2nd, 1,003); three-point field goals attempted (1st, 2,619); three-point field goal percentage (8th, .383); free throws made (2nd, 2,425); free throws attempted (3rd, 2,887); and free throw percentage (10th, .840).
On Nov. 11, 2006, Redd set the Bucks franchise individual game scoring record with a 57-point output vs. Utah at the Bradley Center, breaking the mark of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (55 points) that stood since Dec. 10, 1971. Redd also holds the NBA record for three-point field goals made in one quarter when he sank eight triples in the fourth quarter vs. Houston on Feb. 20, 2002.
Redd was part of three postseason appearances with the Bucks and named as a reserve on the 2003 Eastern Conference All-Star team. He was a member of Team USA’s 12-man roster for the FIBA Americas Championships in 2007 and a member of the Gold Medal-winning Team USA squad at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
A standout member of the community while with the Bucks, Redd will visit the House of Peace tomorrow morning where he will talk with a wellness class along with a men’s empowerment class. Redd will be available to the media at 6:15 p.m. in the postgame press area and sign autographs for fans in the Bucks One-on-One Autograph Corner (outside section 201) during halftime of the Bucks vs. Cavaliers game.ALEX BOEDER RELATED: