Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 7/1/12
According to the Memphis Commercial Appeal: The Grizzlies have made veteran sharpshooter Ray Allen a prime offseason target and planned to contact him late Saturday night in the first step of what promises to be a strong pursuit of the NBA’s all-time leading three-point shooter. Memphis, according to sources familiar with the team’s plans, will offer Allen its full mid-level exception ($5 million) in hopes of luring him away from other suitors — such as Miami — with only the mini-mid-level ($3 million) to spend Well then… this is an interesting turn of events. Yes, most contending teams will be pursuing Ray Allen as aggressively as they can. Miami has made Ray Allen a top priority as well. So Ray will have plenty of choices. This is the first I’ve heard of Memphis getting into the mix. And this raises a question that I’ve been debating on Twitter today… how much is Ray Allen really worth? The fact is, he’s little more than just a shooter right now. He’s a hell of a shooter,
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