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Raef LaFrentz
PF/C - 6'11, 245lbs - 47 years old - 10 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2009 season
  • Birthdate: 05/29/1976
  • Drafted (NBA): 3rd pick, 1998
  • Pre-draft team: Kansas
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Left
  • Agent: -
1998 NBA DraftNBADrafted 3rd overall by Denver.
22nd January, 1999NBASigned four year, $12,086,502 rookie scale contract with Denver. Included team option for 2001/02.
16th October, 2000NBADenver exercised 2001/12 team option.
21st February, 2002NBATraded by Denver, along with Tariq Abdul-Wahad, Avery Johnson and Nick van Exel, in exchange for Juwan Howard, Tim Hardaway, Donnell Harvey, cash, and a 2002 first round pick (#25, Frank Williams).
30th July, 2002NBARe-signed by Dallas to a seven year, $69,973,750 contract. Included early termination option after 2007/08 season.
20th October, 2003NBATraded by Dallas, along with Chris Mills, Jiri Welsch and a 2004 first round pick (#24, Delonte West), to Boston in exchange for Antoine Walker and Tony Delk.
2006 NBA DraftNBATraded by Boston, along with Dan Dickau and the draft rights to Randy Foye, (#7) to Portland in exchange for Sebastian Telfair, Theo Ratliff and a 2008 second round pick (#36, Trent Plaisted).
30th June, 2008NBADeclined to exercise early termination option.
Career Moves
1994 - 1998Kansas (NCAA)
January 1999 - February 2002Denver Nuggets (NBA)
February 2002 - October 2003Dallas Mavericks (NBA)
October 2003 - June 2006Boston Celtics (NBA)
June 2006 - June 2009Portland Trail Blazers (NBA)
Articles about Raef LaFrentz

March 19, 2013

Raef LaFrentz - In retirement, LaFrentz bought a great deal of farmland in Iowa.

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April 19, 2011

Raef LaFrentz - Despite the calibre and fame of his career, LaFrentz is having a very low key retirement and cannot be traced.

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April 1, 2010

- Raef LaFrentz

LaFrentz was let go the Blazers this offseason and never signed elsewhere again. He never officially retired, but he never needed to, having spent the last three years unofficially retiring.

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