Found June 13, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
The Celtics future is very much in flux. Everyone sort of realized that after their Eastern Conference Finals loss to the Heat and the fact that two of the three of the celebrated Big Three of 2008 are free agents. No one is quite sure what will happen with Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen. Paul Pierce is a Celtics lifer and Rajon Rondo -- despite midseason rumors -- is the future of the team. It is hard to figure where Garnett and Allen fit into that future. Garnett is the heart and soul of the team. Pierce is the lifer. Allen... well, Allen has always been sort of the odd man out. Where Pierce and Garnett were boisterous and stuck their chests out with every big win during the last five years. Allen is not that kind of person. He is the sweetest shooter in the league and a guy who is more likely to duck his head and get his work done. While his shot is still as gorgeous as ever, there are plenty of questions about the 36-year-old shooting guard (he will be 37 by the time the 2013 se...

Ray Allen sought by Clippers, Knicks and Heat, according to reports

Four days ago Ray Allen was a shooting guard valiantly defending Dwyane Wade despite an ankle throbbing due to bone spurs. Now, Allen is a free agency target wanted by most of the league.Three teams that have already been mentioned in pursuit of the NBA’s most prolific three-point maker include the Los Angeles Clippers, New York Knicks and Miami Heat. (ESPN New York)If the Celtics...

Ray Allen surgery scheduled for Wednesday

Ray Allen will have ankle surgery early Wednesday morning to remove bone spurs from his ankle, according to Mark Murphy of the Boston Herald.Ray Allen vowed to take care of his problematic right ankle quickly, and the Celtics guard was as good as his word.Allen will have surgery to remove bone spurs from the ankle at 6 a.m. on Wednesday at New England Baptist Hospital, according...

Allen Ankle Surgery Tomorrow

In a story by the Boston Herald reports are Ray Allen will undergo surgery to remove bone spurs from his right Ankle. Ray Allen will complete the procedure Wednesday morning at the New England Baptist Hospital. Allen missed 15 games during the regular season and 2 playoff games. He was looking forward to getting in done asap after gm 7. Ray - “That’s my first priority, just...

Ray Allen to have ankle surgery on Wednesday

Anyone who watched the Boston Celtics throughout the 2012 NBA Playoffs more than likely noticed that Ray Allen was not the Ray Allen we had all become accustomed to over the years. Throughout the early parts of the playoff, before spending countless hours on his shot, Allen struggled to find the touch that helped make [...]

Ray Allen, Mickael Pietrus have their surgeries

It was announced on Monday that Ray Allen would be getting his arthroscopic surgery done on Wednesday for the bone spurs in his ankle. Wednesday, the Boston Celtics announced that Allen's surgery was completed. They also announced that Mickael Pietrus had arthroscopic surgery done on his knee on Wednesday as well. The Boston Celtics announced today that guard Ray Allen...

Ray Allen reportedly would like to sign with either the Heat or Clippers if he doesn’t re-sign with Boston

We’ve said it many times, ‘tis the season for NBA trade and free agency speculation. Though there is belief that Ray Allen will choose to not re-sign with the Celtics because of his strained relationship with Rajon Rondo, no one really knows what will happen with Allen. Unlike Kevin Garnett, Allen is not considering retirement and he could easily help a contending team. And if...

Report: Ray Allen, Rajon Rondo Had 'Friction' This Season

Ray Allen hits the open market this summer, and if he doesn't return to Boston, it could be because of some tension with a teammate. Allen had "friction" with Rajon Rondo this year, according to Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix, which could impact the veteran's decision in free agency. "I think there's no question that the relationship was strained...

Steve Ballmer overtakes Paul Allen for richest owner title if NBA returns to Seattle

Move over Paul Allen. If the NBA does indeed return to Seattle, there is a pretty good chance the owner of the Portland Trail Blazers, who can boast being the richest team owner in the league, will be knocked off his lofty pedestal. On Wednesday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and two members of the Nordstrom family -- Eric and Peter – were announced as part of the investor group...

Join NBA Writer Ben Watanabe for Twitter Q&A on Tuesday at Noon

The Celtics' season has finally come to an end after a Game 7 loss to the Miami Heat on Saturday. With the defeat comes plenty of questions about The Big Three's future. Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen are free agents, casting some doubt over their future in Boston. Garnett, in particular, was effective this season, but he, Allen and Paul Pierce are all starting to get up there...

Boston Celtics: The End of the Pierce, Garnett, Allen Era

I was born in Massachusetts towards the end of the Larry Bird era. Never saw him play live. Only stepped inside of the old Boston Garden one time and it was to see Disney on Ice. There wasn't much of a reason for me to be a Boston Celtics fan. My dad was, so I was. The team didn't give me much of reason. The deterioration of Bird, Kevin McHale and Robert Parrish...

Five Damn Good Years

It wasn’t that long ago when Danny Ainge brought in Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen to join Paul Pierce, leading the Celtics to their first NBA Championship in 22 years. That season was as fun as they come, and the rest of the four years wasn’t four behind. That trio might have played its last game together, so take a look at this video and remember that first championship run.
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