Pete Mickeal retires at 39

2017-10-07T18:17:38+00:00 2017-10-07T22:10:02+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

07/Oct/17 18:17

2010 EuroLeague champion Pete Mickeal has decided to put an end to his professional career.

By Eurohoops team/

Pete Mickeal, one of the most acclaimed American players in recent EuroLeague history, has retired from professional basketball at age 39. He last played for Atenas de Cordoba in Argentina.

According to various reports, he will become a scout for the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Mickeal has played in EuroLeague for six years, first joining Baskonia from 2007 to 2009 and then moving to Barcelona where he stayed until 2013. With the latter, he won the 2010 EuroLeague crown and participated in the 2012 and 2013 Final Four tournaments.

Throughout his career in Spain, Mickeal had also won the 2008 (also Finals MVP), 2011 and 2012 ACB league titles, four Copa Del Rey trophies (2009, 2011 and 2013) plus the SuperCup four times (2008, 2009, 2010 and 2010).

He had also played for Peristeri and Makedonikos in Greece, Dynamo Moscow in Russia plus Murcia in Spain.