But the 33-year-old Bosh has been adamant that, despite the fact that he’s had these health issues in the past, he can still get the job done if a team gave him a call and wanted him to suit up. He said over the summer that he’s healthy and thinking about a return, and during an appearance on Bleacher Report’s The Full 48 podcast, Bosh let it be known that he isn’t ready to say he’s done.
“That’s still there in front of me,” Bosh said, according to PalmBeachPost.com. “The window is still open. Once I close the doors, it’s closed. I don’t open it back up. That’s kind of me as a human being. That’s just one of the things about me. … But yeah, for me, I don’t close anything until I’m officially done. So until that day, I will definitely let everybody know when that day comes, if it comes soon.”
Bosh also let it slip that he’s still trying to make sure he’s ready in the event he gets a call from a team.
“I still, of course, work out and everything I’m still doing work on the court,” Bosh said. “That’s very important to me. I’m still keeping my options open for the future. I know a lot of people don’t know that, but don’t write me off just yet.”
Obviously only Bosh knows exactly how healthy he is right now, and in the event that an NBA team wanted to bring him on board, we’d know for sure if he’s physically able to contribute because he’d have to undergo a physical. Blood clots are not the type of thing to mess with, but if Bosh is able to play, it would be great to see him on the floor again.
Still, if he cannot and he has to end his career, that’s fine. He’s a hall of famer no matter what happens.