As former University of Wisconsin men's college basketball player Kirk Penney retires from the New Zealand Breakers, take a look back on the former Badger's time in Madison and his career in professional basketball and the Olympics. 

The 37-year-old New Zealand native played four seasons for UW from 1999-03, reaching the NCAA Final Four as a freshman and helping the Badgers win a share of the Big Ten title as a junior and the outright regular-season conference title as a senior.

After leaving Madison, Penney went on to play two shorts stints in the National Basketball Association − spending time with the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Clippers − before playing professional ball across the globe and wrapping up his career back in New Zealand. 

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