Originally written on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 11/13/14
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Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Ray Allen was a member of the Memphis Grizzlies for 20 minutes:As the NBA trade deadline lurched into its final hour a month ago, league sources say the call Ray Allen long feared had come: Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers was on the line, telling him he had been traded. Allen had been sent to the Memphis Grizzlies for a package including O.J. Mayo and a draft pick, and the Celtics' Big Three had come to a most brusque ending. For 20 minutes or so, Allen had to process the information. They traded me to Memphis? And yet, as the disappointment dissolved to anger, Rivers returned with a messenger’s nightmare: Never mind. The deal fell apart. Take a deep breath and let’s go back to work again. While you try and imagine how would the Celtics do without Ray Ray and with the addition of OJ Mayo, it seems he was not the only member of the Big Three that was virtually out of the team: Before the Big Three could make it past the trade deadline, Allen-to-the-G...
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