Found September 27, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Ray Allen
TEAMS: Miami Heat
It is (almost) game time again for the Celtics, who have had a long summer to think about the disappointing way their season ended last spring in Miami. After a brief opening of training camp at their practice facility, though, the Celtics will pack up for a preseason trip of Europe that will take them from Istanbul, Turkey, to Milan, Italy. When the Celtics are not admiring the sights of the Old World, they will be trying to flesh out their final roster and rotation before the regular season opens Oct. 30. The departure of Ray Allen plus the additions...

Garnett: “I don’t have Ray Allen’s number anymore”

Hey… remember when “that guy” left town for a team we all f’ing hate?  Remember how pissed you were?  Now imagine KG’s reaction.  Need help?  Here’s what he said about it today. Safe to say KG wasn’t thrilled with Ray’s decision.  Remember, the Ray Allen trade is the one the preceded the Garnett trade, and it was the move that signaled to KG the Celtics were...

Kevin Garnett says he lost Ray Allen’s number when Allen signed with the Heat

Before July 6, Kevin Garnett had a seemingly close relationship with Ray Allen. Both veterans went to the Celtics in 2007 with a common goal in mind — to join Paul Pierce in capturing their first NBA championship. After accomplishing that goal, it felt like nothing could drive a wedge between the brotherhood the Boston Three Party had established. That was until Allen decided to...

Ray Allen responds to Kevin Garnett's "I don't have Ray's number anymore" comment

At Miami Heat media day, Ray Allen was told about Kevin Garnett saying that he no longer had Ray's phone number. His reply was classy, as Ray always is with the media. From the Heat's beat reporter Ira Winderman: Ray Allen, on Garnett saying he lost Allen's number, "That's a shame. I'm a good person to talk to on the phone."

Garnett no longer in contact with Ray Allen

When Ray Allen left the Celtics, there was some mixed feelings on how well Ray Allen got along with Kevin Garnett. When Ray, KG, and Pierce were brought together in 2007, the relationship between the three seemed like it was almost a perfect balance of professionalism, passion, dedication and talent. Today is the first day of media day and four teams are taking...

Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett had a beef also

We already knew that Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo, but apparently there were also some tension between Allen and Kevin Garnett. Recently ESPN Boston’s Jackie MacMullan sat down with Celtics head coach Doc Rivers. Here is what Rivers had to say. The ever accountable veteran chafed at fellow superstar Kevin Garnett’s unwillingness to take on some of the extra media and...

Ray Allen Says Kevin Garnett Getting Rid of Phone Number, Not Talking to Him Anymore Is 'A Shame'

Kevin Garnett probably remembers every kid who didn't share his cookies with him in grade school. As the Celtics reconvened Friday for the run-up to the new NBA season, Garnett was frank about how he felt about former teammate Ray Allen, who signed with the rival Miami Heat this offseason. Garnett said he hasn't talked to Allen since trying to convince him to stay in Boston...

Kevin Garnett Deleted Ray Allen's Number Upon Signing With Heat

Boston Celtic and grown man Kevin Garnett said during Celtics media day that he deleted Ray Allen's phone number after he signed with the Miami Heat and has no plans to communicate with him in the future. Acording to WEEI, Garnett said, "I don't have Ray's number anymore. I'm not trying to communicate with him." The Boston Herald's Steve Bulpett reports...

Jason Terry isn’t Ray Allen, and he’s not trying to be

Jason Terry has no intention of trying to replace Ray Allen. When asked about the inevitable comparisons between him and the former Celtics shooting guard, Terry responded  ”Who?”“No, we’re two different players and hopefully, I’ll bring something that Ray didn’t and some of the things that he did. Obviously, Ray was a great player for this franchise for years, brought...

Rondo discusses L.A. team get together & Ray Allen

Yahoo Sports' Marc Spears has a nice piece on Rajon Rondo today on the team practices in L.A, on Ray Allen, and more. On the practices:The Boston Celtics spent last week in enemy territory, daring to venture into Los Angeles to spend some time together. They scrimmaged at UCLA, ate lunch at Roscoe's Chicken & Waffles and hung out at the homes of Paul Pierce and Kevin...

Kevin Garnett “Lost” Ray Allen’s number

According to ESPN’s Chris Forsberg, Kevin Garnett has no interest in communicating with Ray Allen any more: KG on contact with Ray Allen: “I don’t have Ray’s number any more.” He did say, “I wish Ray the best.”about 1 hour ago via EchofonReplyRetweetFavorite@ESPNForsbergChris ForsbergIt’s tough to be sure whether KG is taking issue with the manner of Ray’s departure...

LeBron: Scary To Think We Can Be Better Than Last Season With New Additions

The Miami Heat added Ray Allen and Rashard Lewis in the offseason, improving upon a team that won the 2012 NBA Finals.

Rondo's Getting Good at This Leadership Thing

 Former Celtics beat writer and current Yahoo columnist Marc Spears  has a great piece on the Celtics' pre-camp camp that Rondo organized out in LA.  Rondo was criticized early in the off-season when reports came out that Ray Allen was leaving because, among other things, he and Rondo didn't get along.  Rondo addressed those rumors and rightfully concludes that Ray had...

Heat Still Have Dribble Penetration As Top Offensive Priority

The Heat added three-point specialists Ray Allen and Rashard Lewis, but Erik Spoelstra said that their offensive strategy remains getting to the rim.

Boston fans can submit questions to their favorite players on Friday's Celtics Media Day

Tomorrow (Friday, September 28th) is Boston Celtics Media day from 1 - 4 PM. Like last year, fans will able able to submit questions for Celtics players to answer during their live interviews via Twitter. The interviews will be streaming on, and you may submit questions by tweeting @celtics with the hashtag #CelticsTalk. The Celtics production team chooses one question...

Today's Boston Celtics Links 9/29

Herald  KG says he has lost Ray’s numberTalking KG and Darko as Celts hold media dayGreen and Wilcox forge a rare bondC’s got a ‘Ticket’ to ride Rajon Rondo’s still the leader Allen exit turns up Heat on rivalry Darko Milicic sees bright days aheadRay Allen settling into new city, new role with Heat Globe  Pierce, Garnett reflect on Allen's departureChris Wilcox,...
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