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Raef LaFrentz - PF/C, 6'11, 245
Retired - Retired after 2009 season
       Date of birth: 05/29/1976
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 3rd pick, 1998
     Out of: Kansas
  NBA Experience: 10 years
  Hand: Left

1998 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 3rd overall by Denver.
22nd January, 1999 NBA Signed four year, $12,086,502 rookie scale contract with Denver. Included team option for 2001/02.
16th October, 2000 NBA Denver exercised 2001/12 team option.
21st February, 2002 NBA Traded 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, 2002 NBA Re-signed by Dallas to a seven year, $69,973,750 contract. Included early termination option after 2007/08 season.
20th October, 2003 NBA Traded 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 Draft NBA Traded 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, 2008 NBA Declined to exercise early termination option.
When: Where:
1994 - 1998 Kansas (NCAA)
January 1999 - February 2002 Denver Nuggets (NBA)
February 2002 - October 2003 Dallas Mavericks (NBA)
October 2003 - June 2006 Boston Celtics (NBA)
June 2006 - June 2009 Portland Trail Blazers (NBA)
From blog:

   Where Are They Now, 2011: Bookkeeping The Retired Guys

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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   Where Are They Now, 2010; Part 37

- 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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   Bookkeeping The Retired Guys, 2013 Edition

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

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