MIAMI -- The Boston Celtics don't like the Miami Heat. Nevertheless, Ray Allen remembers the Celtics coming to LeBron James' defense last season.
It was March 2 and the Heat were playing at Utah. James passed off in the waning seconds to Udonis Haslem, who missed a potential game-winning jumper. James got barbecued in the media for not taking the shot himself.
"He made that pass and he got criticized, and people were talking about should he have made that pass," Allen said. "But everybody where I was, we all said he made the right play, and if had it again, you make the play again because that's what being a team is."
Well, flash forward nearly nine months and James faced a somewhat similar situation. Once again, he passed off.
But this time the recipient was Allen, who bolted the Celtics for the Heat last summer as a free agent. He drilled a 3-pointer with 18.2 seconds left to give Miami the lead for good in a 110-108 win over Cleveland on Saturday night at AmericanAirlines Are...