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Danny Ainge says he has had conversations with Ray Allen about Allen’s future, and — despite a report saying Allen is leaning toward signing with the Miami Heat — believes the sharp-shooter is still open to a Boston Celtics return. (ESPN Boston)“Yeah, I think Ray’s open to coming back,” Ainge said. “But, listen, I don’t know. I won’t even get into details with talking to players other than the exit interviews and Ray was getting rehab here, and we’ve talked. So I have a feel of where his head is, but I’ll know more in July.”“I have had conversations with Ray, yes,” Ainge said. “Not contract-specific, but just sort of what his hopes and future [are], what he thinks about our team and would he like to come back and all those types of things. But I haven’t had any more specifics and on July 1 we’ll talk more to Ray.”Allen has said his biggest concern this summer is job security. He doesn’t want to be mentioned in trade rumors every week or two, and he definitely doesn’t
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Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski says there is mutual interest between Ray Allen and the Phoenix Suns:
The Phoenix Suns have surfaced as serious contenders to sign Boston Celtics free agent Ray Allen, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
Ray Allen will become a free agent after spending the past five seasons with the Celtics.
Allen, 37, is willing to explore offers beyond Boston. The...
The general consensus around the NBA is that Ray Allen will sign with Miami. "Barring a change, he'll join the Heat," said a league source.about 9 hours ago via webReplyRetweetFavorite@AlexKennedyNBAAlex KennedyGood thing teams aren’t officially allowed to speak to free agents until July 1, huh?
We’ve all witnessed the movie scene where the scorned lover runs off and his/her partner, normally after a moment of introspection, chases in pursuit. Rain normally pounds from the sky, for production value, and maybe the two lovers argue once they meet each other on the side of the road, or maybe at an airport, with an airplane awaiting to whisk the scorned lover away. They...
The Heat are currently on the top of the NBA universe, but the frightening thing for the rest of the NBA is that they could be getting significantly better over the offseason. According to a number of reports, Ray Allen is expected to sign with Miami at some point in the near future. In terms of places to close out his Hall of Fame career, Miami has to be the best possible scenario...
Now that the NBA draft is out of the way, Danny Ainge and the Celtics can turn their attention to locking up their free-agent veterans. The C's could have some competition when it comes to Ray Allen, though, as the Phoenix Suns have surfaced as serious contenders to pursue the veteran guard, according to Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. This report comes on the heels of...
Danny Ainge spoke to the media the day before the NBA draft on a variety of topics about the Celtics' future. Also, fan favorite Mickael Pietrus speaks to Molly McGrath about his offseason surgery and summer (video after the jump).
The Miami Heat are expected to pursue Ray Allen in free agency and LeBron James began the recruitment process during the Draft.
When Danny Ainge and the Celtics finally pull the trigger on making a draft pick during Thursday night's draft -- wherever that may be -- the team will be making a big step in a new direction. With the future of key pieces like Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen in doubt, the Celtics have to get younger. But they can't also sacrifice the willingness to compete now, before the team...
Ray Allen’s free agency could mark the end of an era in Boston. When Ray joined the Celtics, it marked the first time since Dee Brown pumped up his Reeboks that Boston was excited about a Celtic’s players shoes. During his time with the C’s Ray dazzled fans with his amazing shooting skills and incredible Air Jordans. Celtics green when mixed with classic Jordan silhouettes was...
Herald Danny Ainge mulls making a move
Our mock NBA draft has Celts picking Royce White and Fab Melo
Celtics on hold until Kevin Garnett decides future
Rivers reunion fun but unlikely
North Carolina quartet will try to beat 2005 UNC draft class
There’s no middle ground with UConn’s Andre Drummond
Without a move, Lakers’ draft day will be pretty quiet
Globe A lot...
I absolutely love Jared Sullinger at the 21st pick, back problems be damned — almost as much as I loathe Fab “El Busto” Melo. I emailed a group of friends earlier this morning to say that if Melo becomes a productive pro, I’ll tattoo a profile of Kobe Bryant’s face on my chest and write a love letter to Rick Pitino.But Sullinger? He would have been a top 5 selection last...
Celtics Under Contract:
Paul Pierce: 15,333,334
Rajon Rondo: 10,045,454
Avery Bradley: 1,524,480
JaJuan Johnson: 1,042,320
Jared Sullinger: ~1,300,000
Fab Melo: ~1,200,000
E’Twaun Moore: 473,604
General Manager Danny Ainge has roughly $30,919,192 in
salary currently committed to the 7 players under contract for the 2012-2013
season. With the cap projected somewhere...
Kevin Garnett has been in contact with Danny Ainge since the Celtics were eliminated in the Eastern Conference finals.