The comeback decision: Why a GOAT like Lauren Jackson shouldn't be afraid to play again

Chris Dutton
By Chris Dutton
February 4 2022 - 7:00am
Lauren Jackson, surrounded by teammates, announced her retirement from all basketball in 2016. She revealed plans for her comeback as a 40-year-old this week, on the same day NFL champion Tom Brady retired as a 44-year-old. Picture: Jamila Toderas

They're all chasing something. The adrenaline, the winning euphoria, the post-match aches or the money. The initial reasons might be different, but deep down they're all the same.

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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton

Sport editor

I started in journalism because I loved sport and wanted to write about something of deep interest to me. As sports editor that has developed into a passion for breaking news, holding people accountable and being an honest voice in the sport community. Email: chris.dutton@canberratimes.com.au

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