Months after announcing retirement, Bender waived
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Pacers waived oft-injured forward Jonathan Bender on Wednesday.
Bender announced his retirement in February because of a medical condition in his knees. He played a total of just nine games for the Pacers over the last two seasons.
The 7-foot Bender has always possessed seemingly limitless potential but has been plagued by injuries throughout his career. He played just two games in 2005-06 before being sidelined by a sore left knee.
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