Found June 30, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Ray Allen
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
If Ray Allen is taking his talents to South Beach, the Heat would prefer an RSVP sooner rather than later. The Heat have made the Celtics veteran "their prime offseason target and will pursue him strongly" when free agency begins Sunday morning just after midnight, Brian Windhorst of ESPN reports. Miami has risen on the list of landing spots for Allen in recent days. Although Allen would have to take far less money than he's been earning -- $3 million on the midlevel exception -- he'd be trading cash for a chance at another championship, this time with Miami's Big...

Rumor: Suns serious contenders for Ray Allen

Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski says there is mutual interest between Ray Allen and the Phoenix Suns: The Phoenix Suns have surfaced as serious contenders to sign Boston Celtics free agent Ray Allen, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. Ray Allen will become a free agent after spending the past five seasons with the Celtics. Allen, 37, is willing to explore offers beyond Boston. The Suns...

Ray Allen likely gone?

So far I've heard that the Grizzlies are going to offer the full MLE to Ray and that the Heat will offer $3 million per. The Suns are either interested or not depending on who you talk to. I'm sure at least a half dozen other teams are also after Ray. Begs the question why couldn't Danny get a trade completed at the deadline? Also begs the question of if the Celtics offered...

Danny trying hard to get Ray back

When everybody believed Ray Allen was already on his way to South Beach or somewhere in the West Coast, we have just learned that Danny Ainge is doing everything he can to convince Ray to stay in Boston: No sooner did midnight pass today than Danny Ainge was on the phone with the free agent he is now approaching with a single-minded purpose.Regardless of who else the Celtics eventually...

Celtics to offer Ray Allen 2 year deal, worth 12 million

The league sources are not yet confirmed, however, multiple outlets are now reporting the details of a deal that has not yet been formalized. Reportedly, The Boston Celtics will offer Ray Allen a two year deal worth approximately 6 million dollars per year. One day after reports indicated Kevin Garnett will return to the Celtics [...]

Report: Ray Allen Gets Two-Year, $5 Million Offer From Memphis Grizzlies

In the free agent bidding for Ray Allen, the Memphis Grizzlies have taken the first bite. Memphis has offered its full midlevel exception, worth $5 million, to Allen in a two-year deal, Chris Broussard of ESPN reports. Allen has not received other offers, Broussard reports, but Miami, Atlanta, Dallas and the Los Angeles Clippers are all interested in the veteran shooting guard. The...

Report: Celtics Willing to Double Heat's Offer to Ray Allen

There appears to be no shortage of interest in free agent Ray Allen, but teams other than the Celtics may have to up the ante. The C's are willing to double whatever the Heat offer Allen, according to ESPN's Chris Broussard. They're reportedly willing to give Allen $12 million over two years, although they've yet to make an official offer. The Grizzlies have reportedly...

Celtics willing to double Miami Heat’s offer for Ray Allen, interested in Jason Terry

There was a problem with the blakbirdpie shortcodeRay Allen spent the last few months of the season salty at the Boston Celtics, who came within a whisker of dealing him at the trade deadline and gave his starting spot to Avery Bradley, the young upstart who helped Boston’s second-half resurgence.Several reports have had Allen with one foot out of the door on his way to Miami...

Report: Suns Serious Contenders to Pursue Ray Allen

Now that the NBA draft is out of the way, Danny Ainge and the Celtics can turn their attention to locking up their free-agent veterans. The C's could have some competition when it comes to Ray Allen, though, as the Phoenix Suns have surfaced as serious contenders to pursue the veteran guard, according to Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. This report comes on the heels of...

Options On The Wing

As Ray Allen’s contract expired following this season, the Shooting Guard position has been something Celtics fans have been keeping their eyes on with a little money to play with in the offseason. Though 2012 is a relatively weak Free Agent class, there are several attractive options available to fill the void of instant offense off the bench who can also compliment starters...

Jeff Green returning to Boston sounds like a done deal; Ray Allen, Brandon Bass next top targets

Agent David Falk said Jeff Green is "close" to re-signing with the #celtics but deal is not done yetabout 1 hour ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®ReplyRetweetFavorite@GwashNBAGlobegary washburnJeff Green returning to the Boston Celtics sure sounds like a done deal, even if it’s not technically a done deal. Plus, Danny Ainge says Ray Allen and Brandon Bass are Boston’s...

LeBron Begins Public Recruitment Of Ray Allen

The Miami Heat are expected to pursue Ray Allen in free agency and LeBron James began the recruitment process during the Draft.

Doc Rivers Thinks Ray Allen Will Return to Boston, Says Celtics Will Lock Up Jeff Green

Among the uncertainties surrounding whether the Celtics will re-sign Ray Allen and Jeff Green, at least one thing isn't in question -- the coach's opinion. Doc Rivers said Sunday that he wants the C's to bring back both Allen and Green, who are free agents this offseason. He seemed to think Boston would have a pretty good chance getting both players to stay. "We...

The OJ Mayo Situation

OJ Mayo has been linked to the Celtics for years, and as the Celtics build depth in the frontcourt, it is important for the C’s to add a capable high scoring guard to the roster that could come off the bench or start in the event of an injury. Mayo fits that description as a combo guard, a 6-4  guard with solid handle and the ability to run the offense for stretches when Rondo...

Fiddlin' & Diddlin' - Daily Links 7/1

Herald   Kevin Garnett decides to return C’s appear to have best of both worlds Ainge’s call: Ray Allen is a priority Report says Dwight Howard asks new Magic GM for a trade to the Nets Report says Dwight Howard asks new Magic GM for a trade to the Nets Joe Johnson included in Hawks trade talk Ainge talks to Allen, calls him “our No. 1 priority” Globe   What'...
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