• Finalizado
    FINAL
    2015-09-12
    Argentina 71
    Venezuela 76
  • Finalizado
    BRONCE
    2015-09-12
    Mexico 86
    Canada 87
  • Finalizado
    SEMIFINAL
    2015-09-11
    Argentina 78
    Mexico 70
  • Finalizado
    SEMIFINAL
    2015-09-11
    Canada 78
    Venezuela 79
  • Finalizado
    Ronda 2
    2015-09-09
    Mexico 95
    Argentina 83
  • Finalizado
    Ronda 2
    2015-09-09
    Uruguay 69
    Puerto Rico 80
  • Finalizado
    Ronda 2
    2015-09-09
    Dominicana 103
    Canada 120
  • Finalizado
    Ronda 2
    2015-09-09
    Panama 62
    Venezuela 75
  • Finalizado
    Ronda 2
    2015-09-08
    Mexico 73
    Canada 94
  • Finalizado
    Ronda 2
    2015-09-08
    Panama 71
    Puerto Rico 78
  • Finalizado
    Ronda 2
    2015-09-08
    Venezuela 75
    Uruguay 77
  • Finalizado
    Ronda 2
    2015-09-08
    Argentina 92
    Dominicana 84

Josh Pittman surprisingly announces retirement

After 14 seasons in Argentina LNB, Josh Pittman announced his retirement from back pain. It is the 14th top scorer of the competition with 10108 points, second among foreigners.
At 38 years old, and suffering from chronic lower back pains, Joshua Pittman called it quits. 14 seasons in Argentina LNB over a 18-year career span. The other three years, some summers in Venezuela, a season in Italy, and a suspension of three years without playing for smoking marijuana, which he could cut up to one and a half years after passing through the Mexican league. The former Iona University was definitely one of the best foreign players who went through the best league in South America.

Its main achievements in Argentina were being LNB top scorer in 2002/03, integrate the LNB First Team in 2006/07 and participate in the LNB All-Star Game in 2004, 2005, 2007, 2011 and 2013. With Atenas Cordoba he won the South American League (2004) and Interleague tournament with Obras Sanitarias (2011).

His career numbers in Argentina leave him high on the story. With 10,108 points (18.2 average) he's the 14th leading scorer in the competition, second among foreigners (behind Byron Wilson, 11,146). His 553 games place him 54th on the history and third among foreign players (Javier Martínez 585, Wilson 570). In addition, he has been a very complete player for shooting guard: 1,747 rebounds (3.2 average), 716 assists (1.3), 637 steals (1.2), 225 caps (0.4) and 716 triples (1.3 per game, 38% efficiency) in 17,460 minutes of play (31.5 per game).
Matias Barmat (@worldhoopstats)

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