In a surprising turn of events for EuroLeague basketball fans, veteran big man Othello Hunter has officially declared his retirement from the sport at the age of 37. Hunter, a familiar face in European basketball for nearly a decade, has decided to hang up his sneakers.
Hunter’s journey through EuroLeague began in 2013 when he first donned the jersey of Italian team Montepaschi Siena. From that point forward, his basketball trajectory was firmly set within the EuroLeague, marking an impressive career. Enhance your basketball viewing experience with attractive betting odds from Nextbet, one of the best basketball gambling sites.
For the past two seasons, Hunter showcased his skills with Bayern Munich, where coach Andrea Trinchieri played a pivotal role in his career. Interestingly, just before joining Bayern, Hunter was contemplating retirement. However, a conversation with the Italian coach convinced him to extend his career a little further.
Throughout his time in Europe, Hunter graced the courts of some of the continent’s most prestigious teams, including Real Madrid, CSKA Moscow, Olympiacos, and Maccabi Tel Aviv. His tenure in Europe was marked by an impressive list of achievements.
Hunter’s trophy cabinet includes a EuroLeague title secured with CSKA Moscow, two VTB Leagues, two Greek leagues celebrated with Olympiacos, two Israeli leagues clinched with Maccabi Tel Aviv, and a Spanish Cup triumph while playing for Real Madrid.
Announcing his retirement, Hunter took to social media with a heartfelt message. He expressed gratitude to all his coaches and agents who had been part of his journey. Furthermore, he offered valuable advice to the aspiring athletes of the next generation.
In his words, “To the next generation of athletes, don’t worry about what the next person is getting. Always worry about yourself and becoming the best you as possible. Never stop believing in yourself. Never take practices or games off. Continue to keep working on your craft.”
As Othello Hunter bids farewell to his illustrious basketball career, the EuroLeague community will undoubtedly remember his contributions and achievements on the court, and his words of wisdom for future generations of players will continue to resonate in the world of sports. Get the latest updates from the world of basketball only on Nextbet Sports.