Rico Maierhofer retires from basketball after injury-prone career

first_imgWarriors start playoff road, without LeBron James there at the end MOST READ Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting “Thank you to the entire San Miguel Corporation,” said Maierhofer, whose stint with NorthPort from 2015 to 2017, was the only time he didn’t play with SMC in his career.“My family and I are forever grateful for the opportunity and had been blessed with three championship rings all from the SMC Family,” said Maierhofer. “Maierhofer also thanked his wife Jeck for taking care of their four children, his parents, and the Lord.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue LATEST STORIES SEA Games hosting troubles anger Dutertecenter_img ADVERTISEMENT Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess ‘Excited’ Terrence Romeo out to cherish first PBA finals appearance PLAY LIST 01:30’Excited’ Terrence Romeo out to cherish first PBA finals appearance00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss The lanky 6-foot-6 forward was a winner in both the collegiate and professional ranks having led De La Salle to the 2007 title and was a two-time champion in the PBA with the Purefoods franchise and San Miguel.He was also a champion with Alab Pilipinas in the ASEAN Basketball League.“It was truly a wonderful experience, but unfortunately, due to an injury-prone career I am announcing my early retirement from playing professional basketball,” said the 33-year-old Maierhofer via Instagram.He suffered his worst injury in April 2016  when he tore his anterior cruciate ligament while he was with Globalport—now known as NorthPort—in the PBA. MANILA, Philippines—Rico Maierhofer is calling it a career after almost a decade of professional basketball. Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles View comments Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power gridlast_img read more

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