Ridnour announced his retirement from pro basketball Tuesday, David Rasbach of the Bellingham Herald reports.
After being traded an incredible four times last offseason, Ridnour decided to sit out the 2015-16 season to evaluate his future in the league, and evidently came to the conclusion that he no longer wished to keep his career going. Now 35 years old, Ridnour likely would have only served as a third-string point guard had he decided to return to the NBA. The former first-round pick wraps up his 12-year career with averages of 9.3 points, 4.5 assists and 2.3 rebounds over 830 games with the Sonics, Bucks, Timberwolves, Hornets and Magic.
Luke Ridnour's crazy summer appears to have come to an end, as the veteran guard was released by the Raptors, the team announced Thursday.
Ridnour, whose expiring contract and potential retirement made him a valuable trade commodity, was dealt four times in a week on the eve of free agency, going from Orlando to Memphis to Oklahoma City to Toronto.
Perhaps veteran point guard Luke Ridnour has finally landed at his ultimate destination. He has been traded from the Thunder to the Raptors for 2012 draft pick Tomislav Zubcic, who is not expected to join the team.
The Thunder can use the $2.85 million trade exception to acquire another player.
Ridnour has been swapped four times in a week. He has gone from Orlando to Memphis to Oklahoma City to Toronto.
The Grizzlies have acquired guard Matt Barnes in a trade with the Hornets for veteran point guard Luke Ridnour, according to a report from Yahoo Sports.
Barnes just came to the Hornets earlier this month in a deal with the Clippers, but Charlotte was not expected to retain the shooting guard, who averaged 10.1 points and 4.0 rebounds this past season.
Ridnour, who was just dealt to the Grizzlies on Wednesday, has been contemplating retirement after 12 seasons in the league.
Timma has been playing in Europe and has made no commitment to the NBA.
The 34-year-old Ridnour, who claimed in April that he was contemplating retirement, would be buried behind Mike Conley and Beno Udrih with Memphis. He played by far the fewest minutes in any season of his career last year.
Magic guard Luke Ridnour has been listed as out for Monday in Miami due to personal reasons, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
Ridnour has been out since April 3 after leaving the team to be with his wife who recently gave birth.
The Magic are 6-point underdogs against the Heat.
Magic guard Luke Ridnour was able to attend Friday morning's shootaround and he is expected to play in Friday's game against the Raptors, reports the Orlando Sentinel.
Ridnour missed Wednesday's game due to the birth of his child.
The Magic are 6-point underdogs.
The Magic will not have guards Luke Ridnour (personal) and Willie Green (knee) available for Wednesday's game against the Bulls, reports the Orlando Sentinel.
The Magic are 8-point underdogs.
Magic guard Luke Ridnour is not travelling with the team in order to be with his wife who's expecting a baby, reports the Orlando Sentinel.
The Magic are in Minnesota on Friday and in Milwaukee on Saturday before returning home Wednesday, April 8.
Ridnour, who recently said he may retire after this season, is averaging 4.0 points and 2.0 assists in 14.5 minutes per game this season.
Magic guard Luke Ridnour said he isn't sure if he'll play beyond this season, reports The Racine Journal Times.
Ridnour, 34, has seen his role decrease with the Magic relying more on guard Elfrid Payton. In 38 games, Ridnour is averaging 3.6 points and 2.1 assists over 13.9 minutes per game.
The Magic cleared center Nikola Vucevic, guards Luke Ridnour and Willie Green to play in Tuesday's game at Indiana, reports the Orlando Sentinel.
An ankle issue has caused Vucevic to miss the last two games. Meanwhile, Ridnour is dealing with a hamstring issue, which has kept him out of the last three games. Green has missed the last two games with a sore Achilles' tendon.
Moreover, guard Evan Fournier will miss his sixth straight game with a hip injury.
The Magic are 8 1/2-point underdogs.
After going through Monday's practice without any setbacks, Magic center Nikola Vucevic and guard Luke Ridnour are expected to play in Tuesday's game at Indiana, reports the Orlando Sentinel.
An ankle issue has caused Vucevic to miss the last two games. Meanwhile, Ridnour is dealing with an hamstring issue, which has kept him out of the last three games.
The Magic are 9-point underdogs.
The Magic will be without Evan Fournier, Luke Ridnour and Willie Green for Sunday's game against the Celtics, reports the Orlando Sentinel.
A hip injury will cause Fournier to miss his fifth consecutive game, while a hamstring injury will keep Ridnour out of his third straight game. Guards Ben Gordon and Elfrid Payton are expected to see their roles increase. Meanwhile, Green has been ruled out with a sore Achilles’ tendon.
The Magic are 2-point underdogs.
The Magic will be without guards Evan Fournier and Luke Ridnour for Friday's game against the Kings, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
Fournier, who has a hip injury, will miss his fourth consecutive game. Ridnour is sidelined with a hamstring injury.
With both of these guards out, the Magic are likely to turn to Aaron Gordon for more minutes.
Magic coach James Borrego told reporters that he's unsure if Evan Fournier and Luke Ridnour will be available for Friday's game vs. the Kings, per the Orlando Sentinel. Fournier has missed three consecutive games with a a hip injury, while Ridnour has missed one game with a hamstring issue.
Magic forward Tobias Harris (knee), guard Evan Fournier (hip) and forward Aaron Gordon (ankle) were all limited in shootaround on Wednesday due to injuries. Point guard Luke Ridnour was unable to take part in shootaround due to a hamstring injury, per the team's official website.
Orlando will host Phoenix on Wednesday, and are 4 1/2-point underdogs, per VegasInsider.com.
Magic guard Luke Ridnour took part in morning shootaround and will be available for Orlando's final game before the All-Star break, Wednesday night against the Knicks, reports the Orlando Sentinel.
Ridnour missed back-to-back games due to personal reasons. He is averaging 4.0 points. 2.2 assists and 1.7 rebounds through 30 games played this season.
Orlando is a 4 1/2-point home favorite against New York, per VegasInsider.com.
Magic guard Luke Ridnour will miss his second straight game, Monday at the Wizards, for what the team is calling "personal reasons".
Ridnour missed Sunday's game and is not with the team in Washington.
The Magic are 10-point underdogs at the Wizards.
Citing personal reasons, Magic guard Luke Ridnour will not be with the team for Sunday's game against the Bulls, reports the team's official website.
In 30 games, Ridnour is averaging 4.0 points and 2.2 assists. The Magic are 6 1/2-point underdogs.
The Magic listed Evan Fournier (right knee), Tobias Harris (left ankle) and Luke Ridnour (right ankle) as questionable for Saturday's clash against the Trail Blazers. Meanwhile, rookie Aaron Gordon (foot) remains out, per the Orlando Sentinel.
Orlando is a 14-point underdog at Portland, according to VegasInsider.com.
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