MILWAUKEE -- Ray Allen sat in a very familiar location at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Saturday night.
No, that's no longer the home locker room. It's been far too long since he left. Instead, Allen has grown accustomed to the spot in front of a locker in the visitor's dressing room, where he set up shop prior to his first NBA team's game against his latest one, the Miami Heat.
February will mark the 10th anniversary of the trade that sent Allen, Flip Murray, Kevin Ollie and a first-round draft pick from Milwaukee to Seattle for Gary Payton and Desmond Mason. Though a decade has passed, Allen's feelings about the trade haven't changed, and they probably never will.
Allen still considers Feb. 20, 2003 the most surprising day of his 17-year career. One of the purest shooters the NBA has ever seen, he arrived in Milwaukee via a draft night trade and quickly became the face of the franchise and a great ambassador for the city. From his sweet shooting strok...