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It’s not the biggest deal in the world, though I liked his shot blocking ability and I always thought he was an underrated shooter… but Greg Stiemsma’s agent says he wants to play in Minnesota.
Stiemsma agent re: on-hold discussions with Wolves: “He wants to play for Minnesota. Greg has a lot of patience.”
— Jerry Zgoda(@JerryZgoda) July 7, 2012
The kid is from a small town in Wisconsin, which oh just happens to be on the border of Minnesota (I had to look that up). So if the kid wants to go almost home to play ball… so be it.
The Celtics may have had interest in matching offers for Stiemsma, but he might have played himself out of the C’s range to do so. They extended the qualifying offer of just over $1 million to him… but…unlike most restricted free agents, the Celtics have no form of “Bird Rights” on Stiemsma. And now that Jeff Green is in the mix, the Celtics only have the bi-annual exception left as a tool to match. Larry Coon has it all explained here.
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Personally, I think Ray just spat in the face of true fans like the ones below. I won't boo him but he has to understand this won't be quickly forgiven by fans, especially Boston fans.
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Greg Stiemsma went from zero to 60 last season with the Boston Celtics, and he may have shown a little too much potential for the Boston Celtics’ liking.The Boston Herald is reporting that Stiemsma has a $3 million offer from the Minnesota Timberwolves. While I’m not sure exactly how the Timberwolves plan to have that cap space available in the slim chance Portland passes on...
After a year marred by injury, trade rumors, demotions and disappointment, Ray Allen abandoned the Boston Celtics' stalled -- if not sinking -- ship, and on Friday, the legendary sharpshooter washed up in one of the last places you'd have ever expected.
Less than two months after watching his 16th NBA season end the same way his 15th did -- in defeat at AmericanAirlines...
Looking at the photo above probably extracts an emotion from
you one way or another but to me, the photo above doesn’t mean much. The acquisition of Ray Allen for the
Miami Heat will be perfect for both parties. Ray Allen now gets his wish of standing in a corner taking
four three pointers a game while not doing much else. I get that making your opponent stronger is...
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News broke Saturday morning that 5 year Celtics’ veteran and the NBA’s all-time leading three point shooter will not be returning to Boston for the 2012-13 season. What’s been harder for Celtics fans to bare, is Ray Allen’s decision to end his career in Miami with the Heat. Social media was ablaze with the breaking [...]
As the word trickled through in regards to Ray Allen’s decision to jump out of Boston and head south to their arch-rivals in the Miami Heat, the reactions have been varied.
Celtics GM Danny Ainge told
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With Ray Allen joining the Miami Heat, its not surprising that some Boston Celtics fans would be a little irritated by the move.One fan in particular decided to get his revenge by posting this Boyz N The Hood scene with the faces of Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo and Ray Allen pasted over the actor's faces.Watch as Ray almost gets shot by Rondo:
Ray Allen apparently has chosen to sign with the Miami Heat instead of returning to the Celtics where he won an NBA championship.
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Since dropping Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals to the Miami Heat less than a month ago, Doc Rivers and the Boston Celtics have been looking for any and every way to improve their chances at capturing another title next season. Once Kevin Garnett agreed to return for three more seasons in Boston, the focus turned to which players would surround the Big Ticket in the Celtics...
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Ray Allen has agreed to sign with the Miami Heat. Though the Heat could only offer Allen half of what the Celtics offered – a one year contract for $3 million which isn’t a big deal considering Allen has made over $170 million in his NBA career – Allen reportedly was thinking about the other [...]