Found October 30, 2012 on
5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE:
As we all know, Ray Allen took his talents to South Beach and signed with the Miami Heat. After winning with the Boston Celtics and solidifying the “Big 3″, his traitor-like move to play for the Miami Heat created even more drama. Fans started speculating why he would take less money to join a Boston Celtics rival. Then stories started coming out that Rajon Rondo and Ray Allen had some beef and just flat out hated each other.
According to Sports Illustrated, the drama between the two guards stems all the way back to 2009. Ray Allen told the Miami Herald,
So, I call him [Rajon Rondo] and I told him, ”Hey, they’re supposedly trading us to Phoenix because you and Danny and Doc don’t get along.” So for some reason, I guess he thought that I had something against him, or there were some issues. And I had no issues with him. I won with him.
With Ray Allen opening up and showing his side of the story, this now makes the entire beef between the two guards an exciting one. With the Heat hosting the Boston Celtics tonight for their first game of the season, we can expect some tension between the two teams. Of course the Heat would protect the newly acquired Ray Allen. And of course the Celtics will do everything to make Ray Allen feel like the traitor he is.
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This may or may not be real, but it's funny regardless. From thebiglead.com who got it from lobshots.com. My money is on real. I've already seen Rajon autograph a baby this week, and I know you can buy that shirt outside the Garden after games. Follow Mark on twitter @LucidSportsFan
MIAMI -- Boston guard Rajon Rondo took out a Miami player. But it wasn't who you thought it might be.
It wasn't Ray Allen, believed to be a traitor by some up north for bolting the Celtics last summer to join the Heat as a free agent. It was guard Dwyane Wade, who called Rondo a "punk" for clotheslining him in the final minute of Miami's 120-107 opening-night...
Ray Allen's mom says she still has love for the Celtics players even though her son is now with the rival Miami Heat after five seasons spent with Boston.
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Looks like that Boston Celtics-Miami Heat tense rivalry just got taken up a notch.
Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo had an autograph signing in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, last week, and while he was there, he took a picture with a female fan who was wearing a “LeBron is a ******** T-shirt.
There were plenty of questions on the ‘net about the authenticity of the shirt, but a second...
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Much of the talk about Tuesday night centered on Rajon Rondo’s flagrant foul on Dwyane Wade in the closing seconds of the game. Legler did not have an issue with the play.
Said Legler: “I look at it as a guy...
Ray Allen beat the Boston Celtics as a member of the Miami Heat on Wednesday night, and it was clear to everyone watching that Kevin Garnett and the C's were none too happy about that.
Despite Allen doing his best to diffuse the tension by tapping KG on the shoulder before entering the game, it's obvious that the deep dislike between these two teams is only...
Celtics star Kevin Garnett said he lost Ray Allen’s number once he defected to the Heat. Garnett takes that team jumping thing seriously- at least from Ray Allen. Allen went over to the C’s bench before tip-off to give dap to the coaching staff and acknowledge KG. But the gesture wasn’t reciprocated. video via IFWT
If you have not yet heard the news of Kevin Garnett’s cold shoulder to former teammate Ray Allen, you must not be listening to radio reports or watching SportsCenter. Maybe you live in a hole. Gary Tanguay of CSNNE said, ‘It’s bush league what Garnett did to Allen’. What do you think? Here’s the video so you can play [...]
I know it’s October, but I expected so much more from the Celtics. After all the talk about the Heat and Ray Allen, I expected the defensive intensity to be there. It wasn’t. And the Heat rolled 120-107.
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Boston Celtics (0-0) vs. Miami Heat (0-0)
Tonight's game of the night is the grudge match to end all grudge matches. Kevin Garnett gets to meet up with his old friend Ray Allen and the Heat and the Celtics renew their rivalry.
Oh, and Miami is getting its rings for winning the championship.
What could possibly go wrong with Kevin Garnett foaming...
Injuries contributed to the demise of the Boston Celtics last year, making it to the Eastern Conference Finals was quite the accomplishment for a team that was hobbled by injuries and aging. The Celtics have reloaded letting Ray Allen leave for Miami but getting Jason Terry to fill his place.
Along with signing Darko Milicic, Leandro Barbosa and Jeff Green they should have a solid...