Kaun revealed in an interview Saturday with Gary Bedore of the Lawrence Journal-World that he will retire from professional basketball. "I was very blessed and fortunate to play as long as I have. I had a great experience for the [Russian] national team and professionally. Overall, it's been phenomenal," Kaun said.

After being selected in the second round of the 2008 NBA Draft, Kaun played seven seasons for Russian powerhouse CSKA Moscow before making his NBA debut with the Cavaliers in 2015-16. He