Ray Allen says Rockets made him an ‘enticing offer’ in 2014

Ray Allen in a Houston Rockets uniform is difficult to imagine, but apparently it almost became a reality two seasons ago. In an interview with Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today Sports on Thursday, Allen said that the Rockets made an enticing bid for his services in 2014, but he ultimately turned it down because he wanted more than the mid-level exception that Houston reportedly offered...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Thank you, Jesus: Ray Allen's nine best basketball moments

Walter Ray Allen Jr. officially announced his retirement via the Players’ Tribune. In 18 seasons, Allen attained one of the most successful careers in NBA history. Known for his propensity to be a knock-down shooter, he was much more than that. During his time with the Milwaukee Bucks, Seattle SuperSonics, Boston Celtics and Miami Heat, he was a two-time NBA champion, 10-time...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry says Ray Allen is the ‘greatest shooter ever'

Ray Allen at long last on Tuesday formally retired from the NBA. And with that announcement, the best shooter in the history of professional basketball has called it a career. At least that’s how Stephen Curry sees it. The Golden State Warriors guard, obviously the possessor of a fine shot in his own right, reacted to the retirement news by pointing out why Allen is without...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo drops funny line about Ray Allen’s retirement

All-time three-point king Ray Allen officially announced his retirement from the NBA on Tuesday, but that wasn’t news to his former Boston Celtics teammate Rajon Rondo. The 41-year-old Allen, who played for 18 seasons in the league, confirmed that he was stepping away from the game in a letter to his younger self in The Players’ Tribune. But considering that Allen hadn’t played...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Ray Allen retirement takes NBA by surprise

The NBA realm seemed ready for the season-long guessing game as to which contender Ray Allen might join at some point. Allen put an emphatic end to such an idea Tuesday, penning his retirement piece in The Player’s Tribune: I write this to you today as a 41-year-old man who is retiring from the game. I write to you as a man who is completely at peace with himself. The hell you...
Via The Sports Daily
November 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Ray Allen ends comeback rumors, announces retirement

When the 2016-17 NBA season ends, the Boston Celtics’ Big Three officially will be gone from the game. Kevin Garnett announced his retirement in September, and Paul Pierce revealed he’s retiring as a Celtic after this season. On Tuesday, it was Ray Allen’s turn, as the 41-year-old confirmed he’s retiring in a letter to his younger self on The Players’ Tribune. “I write...
November 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Ray Allen still eyeing comeback, spoke with Celtics and Bucks

Ray Allen is still interested in playing in the NBA next season, and the 41-year-old says the perception that he would only want to join the Golden State Warriors or Cleveland Cavaliers is wrong. In an interview with Dom Amore the Hartford Courant, Allen reiterated that he would not return to the NBA after two seasons off to play for a team that is in rebuilding mode. “My decision...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Ray Allen considering NBA comeback with Warriors

Ray Allen is reportedly considering an NBA comeback. According to ESPN’s Chris Broussard, Allen’s representatives recently reached out to the Golden State Warriors to gauge the team’s interest in adding the 40-year-old sharpshooter to their incredibly loaded roster. The Warriors are said to be unsure if they want to sign Allen. Broussard also notes that Allen is not completely...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors hope to lure Ray Allen out of retirement

Like the Golden State Warriors need any more shooting. According to Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders, the Warriors—who just snagged Kevin Durant away from the Oklahoma City Thunder—are likely to gauge Ray Allen’s interest in coming out of retirement and joining the NBA’s super team. The Warriors have pushed for a Ray Allen comeback since 2014. Ray has stayed in shape...
Via The Sports Daily
July 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Ray Allen's birthday cake celebrates every stop in career

By Jason Rowan Ray Allen celebrates his 40th birthday on Monday and as part of an apparent 24-hour stint in Las Vegas to celebrate reaching the big 4-0, the Hall of Famer was presented with a five-tiered birthday cake that celebrated each and every stop in his stellar basketball career. From his superstar run at UConn to a journeyman NBA career that saw him enjoy successful runs...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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