Jason Richardson

SG / Atlanta Hawks / EXP: YRS Height: Weight: lb Age: College: None

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    Hawks guard Jason Richardson to retire from NBA

    Guard Jason Richardson has decided to retire from the NBA, Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports reports. Richardson inked a non-guaranteed deal with the Hawks last month due to the team's status as a contender, but after enduring some discomfort in his right knee over the past 4-to-5 days, an MRI revealed bone spurs in the knee. Considering he sat out the 2013-14 season due to injury and logged 52 games combined in the past three campaigns, yet another ailment was seemingly setting up the 34-year-old guard for another injury-plagued season, if he made the Hawks' roster at all. Known for his dunking prowess, Richardson will end his career No. 16 on the all-time three-pointers made list with 1,608, while providing 17.1 points (on 44 percent shooting), 5.0 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 1.9 threes, and 1.2 steals in 34 minutes per contest.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Hawks agree to terms with guard Jason Richardson

    The Hawks reached a contract agreement with guard Jason Richardson on Tuesday, the team announced. Terms of the deal were not released. Richardson averaged 9.1 points, 2.0 assists and 3.5 rebounds in 19 games for the 76ers last season. He has averaged 17.1 points in 14 seasons.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    76ers G Jason Richardson (knee) will not play Monday

    Soreness in his knee will prevent 76ers guard Jason Richardson from playing in Monday's game against the Bucks, reports Philly.com. Richardson has played in only 19 games this season because of a foot injury and knee issues. Guard Hollis Thompson will start in place of Richardson. The 76ers are 3 1/2-point underdogs.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    76ers resting Jason Richardson on Saturday

    Jason Richardson will not play for the 76ers in Saturday's game against the Hornets, per the Philadelphia Inquirer. The 34-year-old Richardson is getting rested. He has played a total of six minutes in the last three games. The Sixers are seven-point underdogs on the road.

  • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

    Sixers guard Jason Richardson to play Wednesday

    76ers guard Jason Richardson will play Wednesday after being expected to miss the next few days with knee soreness, reports the Philiadelphia Inquirer. Richardson, who is averaging 8.6 points and 3.8 rebounds per game, has missed the last two games with the injury. The Sixers are currently 10 1/2-point underdogs.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Knee soreness to sideline 76ers guard Jason Richardson

    76ers guard Jason Richardson is dealing with soreness and swelling in his knee, which will keep him sidelined for the next few games, reports The Inquirer. Richardson has only appeared in 15 games this season due to knee and foot injuries. He is averaging 8.6 points and 3.8 rebounds. Guard Hollis Thompson could see his minutes increase with Richardson out.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    76ers' Covington will start in place of Richardson (rest) on Tuesday

    The 76ers will hold guard Jason Richardson out of Tuesday's contest at Sacramento to rest so he can play in Wednesday's game, reports the team's official website. With Richardson out of the lineup, forward Robert Covington will start in his place. In 58 games, Covington is averaging 12.7 points and 4.6 rebounds. The 76ers are 8 1/2-point underdogs.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    76ers guard Jason Richardson wants to play next season

    76ers guard Jason Richardson is in his 13th NBA season and if it were up to him, he'd play at least one more season, reports the Boston Globe. "It's been an amazing experience and I'm enjoying it," Richardson said. "I never lost the love [for the game] and that lets you know that I didn't play for a paycheck. I played to play basketball. If I would have never played in an NBA game, I would have played in a YMCA somewhere. Just being around the game so long and how hard I work, and I came over so many obstacles to make it here, why stop now?" Richardson has been limited to 12 games this season after recovering from left knee surgery and a foot fracture and he said he wants to play as long as his body can hold up. "It depends on the situation, what team wants me. How my knee holds up. God willing, maybe two or three more years," he said. "I have to keep telling myself [I'll be better]. I'm my toughest critic. I can't sleep at night when we don't win and I play bad. I have to keep telling myself I've only played 10 games in two years. Hey, your legs might not be there some nights, so do something else to help this team out. But I am having fun. It's great being back. I'm not what I once was, but I still think I can help a team. I've still got something left."

  • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

    Sixers guard Jason Richardson out for Friday's game

    76ers guard Jason Richardson will not play in Friday's game against the Kings for rest, the team has announced. Richardson will not play on back-to-back games for Philadelphia and is expected to play Saturday. He is averaging 10.6 points and 4.0 rebounds in eight games this season.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Jason Richardson to get a rest for 76ers on Saturday

    Jason Richardson will sit out the 76ers game against the Hawks on Saturday. The Sixers are giving Richardson rest to deal with a left knee chondral lesion. It's the second game of a back-to-back, and Richardson missed all 10 of his shots in Friday's game. Richardson is averaging 11.6 points and 4.3 rebounds this season. The Sixers are 10-point underdogs at home.

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