Found July 08, 2012 on
Am I wrong for thinking ray allen is a traitor for signing with his rival team the heat? Tell me what u think!!!!!!
— JARRETT JACK (@Jarrettjack03) July 7, 2012
Typically players don't call each other out via twitter, but I give Jarrett "Don't Call Me Jared" Jack credit for two things- 1, unlike most of the people calling Ray a "traitor, Jack spelled the word right. And 2, it's nice to see that an athlete is aware that there are rivalry lines that are dangerous to cross. We all know that fans are into rivalries more than athletes are, but it was pretty naive for Ray to think he wouldn't get any heat (no pun intended) back in New England for going to the Celtics' rival.
With all that said, calling Ray out just ensured that Jack shouldn't expect to be running the point for Miami anytime soon. "Traitor" is a pretty damning thing to call someone. Do you agree with Jack or do you think he took it too far?
BEST OF MAXIM
Personally, I think Ray just spat in the face of true fans like the ones below. I won't boo him but he has to understand this won't be quickly forgiven by fans, especially Boston fans.
Poll after the jump
Looking at the photo above probably extracts an emotion from
you one way or another but to me, the photo above doesn’t mean much. The acquisition of Ray Allen for the
Miami Heat will be perfect for both parties. Ray Allen now gets his wish of standing in a corner taking
four three pointers a game while not doing much else. I get that making your opponent stronger is...
Ray Allen apparently has chosen to sign with the Miami Heat instead of returning to the Celtics where he won an NBA championship.
After a year marred by injury, trade rumors, demotions and disappointment, Ray Allen abandoned the Boston Celtics' stalled -- if not sinking -- ship, and on Friday, the legendary sharpshooter washed up in one of the last places you'd have ever expected.
Less than two months after watching his 16th NBA season end the same way his 15th did -- in defeat at AmericanAirlines...
News broke Saturday morning that 5 year Celtics’ veteran and the NBA’s all-time leading three point shooter will not be returning to Boston for the 2012-13 season. What’s been harder for Celtics fans to bare, is Ray Allen’s decision to end his career in Miami with the Heat. Social media was ablaze with the breaking [...]
With Ray Allen joining the Miami Heat, its not surprising that some Boston Celtics fans would be a little irritated by the move.One fan in particular decided to get his revenge by posting this Boyz N The Hood scene with the faces of Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo and Ray Allen pasted over the actor's faces.Watch as Ray almost gets shot by Rondo:
As the word trickled through in regards to Ray Allen’s decision to jump out of Boston and head south to their arch-rivals in the Miami Heat, the reactions have been varied.
Celtics GM Danny Ainge told
Please click the link below to read this feature.
Ray Allen has agreed to sign with the Miami Heat. Though the Heat could only offer Allen half of what the Celtics offered – a one year contract for $3 million which isn’t a big deal considering Allen has made over $170 million in his NBA career – Allen reportedly was thinking about the other [...]
After watching Hall Of Famer Ray Allen bolt to the rival Miami Heat, Celtics fans are finding out that Avery Bradley will miss the first half of next season due to another shoulder surgery.
The loss of Ray Allen stings a little bit less knowing Jason Terry is ready to throw on Green. But the Celtics could still use some backcourt depth, especially if Avery Bradley misses the start of the season. O.J. Mayo and Courtney Lee are reported to be two potential targets for Boston. Both would be welcomed additions, but acquiring them would take a bit of finagling, as a sign...
Since dropping Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals to the Miami Heat less than a month ago, Doc Rivers and the Boston Celtics have been looking for any and every way to improve their chances at capturing another title next season. Once Kevin Garnett agreed to return for three more seasons in Boston, the focus turned to which players would surround the Big Ticket in the Celtics...
Herald Ray Allen’s decision leaves hole in community
Ray Allen’s exit to Miami may leave bad taste for fans
Surgery to keep Avery Bradley out of camp
Heat’s on Ray Allen with this move
Doc Rivers listens, then tries to turn page
Source: Hornets trade for Magic forward Ryan Anderson
Shooters in scarce supply
Doc: Disappointment won’t change my friendship with Ray...
Herald Bass talks about his new deal with the Celtics
Ray Allen makes Heat wave
Brandon Bass in mix, agrees to three-year deal
Perhaps it’s time to change Dream Team approach in basketball
Team USA roster getting smaller and smaller
Globe Jason Kidd heading to the Knicks; Jeremy Lin signs offer sheet with Rockets
Celtics wait as Allen makes splash on South Beach
Listen to internet radio with Celtics Town on Blog Talk RadioClick the play button above to hear me discuss every current Boston Celtics rumor and piece of news with my fantastic co-host, Ty Ray (follow him on Twitter @coug88), who’s a long-time sports anchor with a radio voice that was clearly kissed by angels. You can also download the show onto your computer by clicking on...