Found November 10, 2013 on Celtics Life:
The Kubler-Ross model of processing loss may not have been written about Boston sports fans, but it might as well have been. The Kubler-Ross model, better known as the five stages of grief include the following: Denial Anger  Bargaining  Depression  Acceptance  When Ray Allen decided to leave the Boston Celtics and signed with the Miami Heat for less money and a worse overall deal (Allen’s offer from Ainge included a no-trade clause), Celtics fans hit every stage of this model. Now, it is Ray’s turn. “For them to be so upset with me is disappointing because of how everything happened,” said Allen. “That banner in 2008 is still going to be there, and we’re still going to be tied to it.” Ray…Ray just stop. Leave it alone, pal. “Doc talked to me like I was still on his team,” said Allen. “I got heavily criticized by each one of them the minute I left. They were upset. But the writing was on the wall for us. (Celtics management) was saying hey, we’re moving in a different dir
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