Found May 22, 2013 on CLNS Radio:
PLAYERS: Ray Allen
TEAMS: Miami HeatBoston Celtics
It's very strange this time of year to not be watching media sessions with the Boston Celtics. In 4 of the last 6 seasons, the Boston Celtics had reached the Eastern Conference Finals. In all 4 of those appearances, Ray Allen was a key contributor and go-to guy in the clutch. Today, Ray finds himself a 37 year old bench player, contributing 12.2 points per game, up from his season average of 10.9 ppg. Celtics fans are used to such increased contributions from Ray-Ray as he always showed up in the big game, on the big night. Ray Allen is clutch and he says, not much has change. "There was a point when I was in Milwaukee and we made it, we thought we were going to be there consistently," Allen said. "One thing that we made the mistake of was getting comfortable with that notion. Being here is not guaranteed. You've got to work your way here every year." He calls this year's experience no different than when he was hobbled by an ankle injury last season ...

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James Jones plans to return to Heat next season

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Enough said.   Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

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With the NBA season winding down, athletes everywhere are and have been already been working on their shoes for next season. LeBron James happens to be one of those athletes Mav Carter, one of LeBron's childhood friends, gives us a look at next years shoe for James, the LeBron XI. I'm sure as the summer goes, we'll be finding out more about this shoe. ...

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