Stojakovic retires after 13 seasons

Peja Stojakovic drives to the basket against Thunder forward Kevin Durant at the American Airlines...

Peja Stojakovic drives to the basket against Thunder forward Kevin Durant at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Tex., May 17, 2011. (ANDREW D. BERNSTEIN/NBAE via Getty Images/AFP)

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DALLAS - Peja Stojakovic, owner of the fourth-most three-pointers in NBA history, retired Monday after 13 seasons.

Stojakovic goes out an NBA champion, having helped the Dallas Mavericks win their first title last season.

The 34-year-old did not contribute much in the Finals against the Heat, but showed off his three-point prowess in the Western Conference semifinals against the Lakers, including a 6-for-6 effort from behind the arc in the clinching win.

Back and neck issues have limited Stojakovic's production the past few years, but in his heyday the native of Croatia was a consistent scorer, netting at least 19.2 points per game for five straight seasons with the Kings (2000-05).

"Thank you everyone for all the love, I knew it was time and had such a great time. NBA is my love and it will be always," Stojakovic wrote on his Twitter page.

The three-time All-Star ended his career with averages of 17.0 points and 4.7 rebounds per game. His 1,760 made three-pointers trails only Ray Allen, Reggie Miller and Jason Kidd on the all-time list and his .8948 career free throw percentage is currently fourth in NBA annals.


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