David West, former New Orleans Hornets All-Star, retires from NBA
Former two-time New Orleans Hornets All-Star forward David West announced his retirement Thursday, just a day after his 38th birthday.
— David West (@D_West30) August 30, 2018
West capped his career by spending his final two NBA seasons with the Golden State Warriors, winning back-to-back titles.
Drafted by New Orleans out of Xavier with the 18th overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft, the 6-foot-9 West steadily developed into a star. He was named an All-Star in 2008 and 2009.
West spent 2011-15 with the Indiana Pacers after leaving New Orleans in free agency. Then came a season with the San Antonio Spurs and the two-year stint at Golden State.
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