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We’ve posted some pretty bizarre stories here at That NBA Lottery Pick but this one about Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem after game seven of the 2013 NBA Finals is an all-timer.
After the Heat collected their second title in three years, Udonis decided to ask teammate Ray Allen about his return to the organization for the following season.
Haslem decided to ask Ray that important question while both were showering according to ESPN’s Michael Wallace:
“I put the bug in his ear in the shower after the game,” Heat forward and co-captain Udonis Haslem said Monday, referring to a conversation he had with Allen after Game 7 on Thursday. “I told him, ‘I’m not going to put no pressure on you. I’m not going to ask you what you’re going to do. But just know that I’m thinking about what you’re going to do.’”
Haslem said Allen didn’t offer a response as the Heat celebrated their second consecutive championship.
“I don’t know if that’s good or bad,” Haslem said.
Clearly, Udonis does his best talking in the shower.
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''It feels right,'' Allen said. ''This feels right.''
He's hoping things stay that way next season.
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Ray Allen has exercised his $3.23 million option next season and will return to the Miami Heat. It’s confirmed.
— Chris Tomasson (@christomasson) June 28, 2013
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