Cavaliers F Channing Frye will retire after season

Channing Frye announced the end of his playing days in the NBA on Friday.

Reports of Frye’s plans to retire surfaced after he placed a revealing post on his Instagram following a victory against the Knicks saying it was his last game in Madison Square Garden.

The Cavaliers forward confirmed his plans via Twitter on Friday, thanking Cleveland for an “amazing ride.”

“Yes, i am really retiring,” he wrote. “It’s been a amazing ride. I’ve had the chance to have some amazing teammates and play for some great coaches. I’m gonna miss it but I’m super excited to see the other side of the fence!”


Playing at MSG for the last time last night, had me thinking of how fast time has flown by. @dlee042 @naterobinson

A post shared by Channing Frye (@channingfrye) on Mar 1, 2019 at 6:07am PST


Frye became an NBA champion with Cavaliers in 2016. He has also spent time with the Lakers, Suns, Magic, Trail Blazers and Knicks.

Frye, 35, is averaging 3.3 points and 1.5 rebounds through 29 games with Cleveland this year. This is his 13th NBA season.

The Cavaliers are 15-47 and sit at 14th in the Eastern Conference standings. They will take on the Pistons on Saturday.