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Sad news for basketball fans. Renowned NBA veteran John Loyer decided to quit the game. The reason is a chain of serious injuries that have plagued him lately. He is 31 years old at the moment.

John made a farewell post on his official Instagram account. The photo shows him in his childhood on a basketball court. The text of the message is dedicated to the basketball player’s ardent desire to continue his career and deep regret at the inability to play at a high level. He mentioned recent injuries and missed seasons before officially announcing his retirement.

Also, John Loyer reminds to thank basketball and everyone around him for supporting and realizing his big childhood dream.

Over the past three years, the athlete has played less than 50 games in the NBA. This was caused by ankle problems and other regular injuries.

His path in the most prestigious basketball league began in 2011 at the age of 23. Then he was chosen by the Milwaukee Bucks in the second round of the draft. At the time of peak form in the 16-17 season, the basketball player showed outstanding results for the Detroit Pistons. John also played Cleveland Cavaliers. Memphis Grizzlies and Phoenix Suns.

At the moment, the athlete remains with his wife in Milwaukee due to quarantine.

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