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Peja Stojakovic Retires From The NBA

One of the greatest shooters in NBA history has decided to step away from the game on Monday after 13 seasons. Peja Stojakovic decided that after being a role player on the 2010-11 NBA champion Dallas Mavericks, that he will officially retire.

Twitterprofilephoto_normal Just going up on our site: Peja Stojakovic tells ESPN that he's retiring on a championship high at age 34. Link on way momentarily @ESPNSteinLine via Twitter

Peja will always be remembered for his time with the highly successful Sacramento Kings from 1998-06 and was able to contribute in Rick Carlisle's offense when asked upon. During his time in Europe, Stojakovic was a 3-time Eurobasket Player of the Year. During his time in the NBA, he was a 3-time all-star.

Stojakovic also won the 3-point competition in consecutive years in 2002 and 2003 at the All-Star game.

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