Jose Calderon RumorsAll NBA Players
The career of the most relevant Extremaduran athlete in history may be over. Jose Manuel Calderon is still an NBA free agent and, given his refusal to play in another league, he’s seriously considering retirement and embarking on a new life.
Up to a few weeks ago, he was focused on training hoping to secure a contract from an NBA side. However, in early August he traveled to Lebanon for a UNICEF initiative to aid refugee children and decided that he will not resume practicing upon returning to New York.
Boston Celtics All-Star guard Kyrie Irving and rising star forward Jayson Tatum were featured on Knuckleheads podcast hosted by former NBA players Quentin Richardson and Darius Miles. Irving is one of the best players in the NBA today, but he’ll never forget his “welcome to the league” moment in the very first game of his career. Richardson: Who was the first person when you got in the league to bust yo a-? Irving: First game I played against Jose Calderon. Jose Calderon bust my a-. He gave me like 26 (points) and 14 (assists) and he was celebrating like a (explicit). I was sick. I had like six (points) and six (assists) that night.