What does LaMarcus Aldridge's retirement mean for the Brooklyn Nets, and what is his career legacy?

What is LaMarcus Aldridge's NBA legacy?

Aldridge's 15-year career came to an unexpected, abrupt ending Thursday when he announced his retirement after experiencing an irregular heartbeat on the court during his final game on Saturday. At 35, Aldridge is stepping away from the game just after signing with the Brooklyn Nets on the buyout market.

What has Aldridge accomplished during his NBA career? And what does his retirement mean for the Nets, who are favored to win the Eastern Conference? Let's take a look.