Lee said in the post on Monday Philippine time.
After being cut he played last season for San Antonio, his 79 appearances for the Spurs his most since 2013.
After spending five seasons in NY and earning an All-Star appearance in 2010, Lee left for Golden State, where he spent the next five years of his career.
"An epic night celebrating my retirement with my friends and family!"
"Thank you to my wonderful fiancee Caroline Wozniacki for planning the surprise". Ultimately, Lee would end his Warriors career with an National Basketball Association title back in 2014-15.
David Lee Retires from NBA After 12-Year Career
Lee spent the 2015-16 season in Boston and Dallas, playing 55 games for the season. Averaging 18.7 minutes per game in 2016-17, he also managed to produce averages and 7.3 points, 5.6 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 0.5 blocks.
Lee was a first-round pick by NY in the 2005 NBA Draft and spent five seasons with the Knicks, earning NBA All-Star honors in 2010.
Lee finished his career with averages of 13.5 points, 8.8 rebounds, and 2.2 assists.
Lee played five seasons for the Knicks, five for the Warriors and one each for the Celtics and Mavericks.
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