Cavs, Bulls, Wizards, Spurs among the 7 teams interested in Ray Allen. Allen's in Miami, keeping himself in shape
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Bucks coach Jason Kidd said the team had sincere interest in bringing veteran Ray Allen back to the team during the past summer, but the former Bucks player was not inclined to return. Allen, an unrestricted free agent, still has not signed with any NBA team and has not said if he plans to..." October 15
CSN New England "You can count Danny Ainge among those not convinced that Ray Allen will sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers ... at least not right now. "Ray can really help them, but I anticipate that Ray will wait and see the landscape of the NBA," Ainge, the Boston Celtics' president of basketball operations,..." October 10
CSN Washington "The Wizards would prefer to keep their 15th and final roster open but they'd quickly change gears for Ray Allen. The team contacted the 39-year-old shooting guard early in the free agent process to gauge his interest in signing, CSNwashington.com has confirmed with two people with knowledge of the..." September 03
Hartford Courant "Ray Allen could play one more year in the NBA. He is wanted, and he knows it. Or he could retire with no regrets, all business finished. All the years of solid play and diligent work at conditioning have put him, at 39, in this rare position — to script his own ending, and take his time doing..." September 02
TMZ.com "The 7 teens who entered Ray Allen's Florida home while his wife and children were asleep inside SHOULD HAVE been arrested ... so says the Coral Gables City Attorney who tells TMZ Sports he's gunning to change the laws so he can lock up trespassers in the future. The backstory is crazy ... the..." August 21
Ray Allen update: He says today no need to wait from some secret inside source, that when he reaches decision on future he'll just say it.
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Veteran guard Ray Allen has reportedly spoken with the Houston Rockets and Cleveland Cavaliers. The Miami Heat, however, remain in the dark about his playing future. Coach Erik Spoelstra said he has yet to speak with Allen about possibly returning to Miami for another season. "We knew..." July 16
Pro Basketball Talk "Ray Allen has emerged as a target in the turf war between LeBron James’ old team and new team. Both the Heat and Cavaliers want Allen. There are certainly other contenders that would like to add the shooting guard, too. But after 18 seasons, Allen is not running anywhere." July 14
ESPN.com "After briefly considering retirement following the Miami Heat's loss in the NBA Finals, Ray Allen is leaning toward returning for a 19th season in the NBA, according to sources. Allen has a desire to continue playing alongside LeBron James, whom he developed a close relationship with during..." June 24
Riley says he's not sure if Ray Allen wants to come back.
CBSSports.com "The Miami Heat will start Ray Allen instead of Mario Chalmers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Sunday, the team announced. Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra has started Rashard Lewis at power forward all series, but replaced him with Allen to start the second half in Game 4 on Thursday. " June 15
Boston Globe "Ray Allen has made some interesting decisions over the past few summers. In 2012, he decided to sign with the Heat rather than the Celtics. In 2013, he exercised his option to remain in Miami for at least one more season. And another decision comes this summer, when Allen will decide whether to..." June 13
Larry Brown Sports "If Lance Stephenson was successful with half of the stuff he has been trying to pull to get in the heads of the Miami Heat players, his team would not be trailing 3-2 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Stephenson trash talked LeBron before Game 4 only to watch James go on to dominate. On..." May 29
Chris Andersen (thigh) & Ray Allen (hip) did not take part in shootaround and are gametime decisions for Game 5 tonight.
Pro Basketball Talk "Chris Andersen played a key role for Miami in Games 2 and 3 against the Pacers — he put up 29 minutes in Game 2 and has been the Heat the big man battling Roy Hibbert inside. It worked, Miami won those two games. But he suffered a thigh bruise in the course of Game 3 and was a surprise late..." May 27
Boston Globe "Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen haven't spoken since Allen left the team two years ago, Allen tells the Florida Sun-Sentinel. Has Allen tried? "No, no," he tells the paper. Allen signed with the Miami Heat before the 2012-13 season, leaving behind a Celtics team that took Miami to Game 7 of the..." May 08
Ray Allen (stomach virus) will be on tonight’s active roster.
Erik Spoelstra says Ray Allen and his family got "wiped out" by a stomach virus. Not in town at DET, not likely tomorrow at MIL.
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Make that 20 games without Dwyane Wade for the Miami Heat this season. Wade reached that total when he was held out of Friday's game against the Detroit Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills in the wake of the hamstring injury and cramping that took him out for the final 1:59 of Wednesday..." March 28
Erik Spoelstra says Ray Allen is in Miami with a stomach virus; rest of team good to go tonight at IND.
SB Nation "2 Jesus 2 Shuttlesworth Ray Allen and Spike Lee have actually discussed making a He Got Game sequel. For real: "Sequels to most movies are always fluff and not as good as the first," Allen said Tuesday night before the Heat played the New Orleans Pelicans. "But it's something we've been..." January 08
Hot Hot Hoops "The Miami Heat announced today that the long-awaited HEAT Name Collection will finally be unveiled. These newly designed jerseys replace the player's last name with their nickname. The Heat will wear them for the January 10 road game against the Brooklyn Nets and at the AmericanAirlines Arena..." January 07
Wade, Andersen, Allen all out tonight as expected for the Heat.
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Just imagine what Ray Allen could do with two good knees. In the wake of Friday night's twin-dunk performance in the Miami Heat's blowout victory over the Sacramento Kings at AmericanAirlines Arena, Allen revealed that the "general soreness" offered as the reason for his absence from the team's..." December 21
Black Sports Online "There will be some NBA teams that wear jerseys this season with nicknames on the back. One of those teams will be the Miami Heat and you know there was one nickname in particular we were all looking for (unless you are a Celtics fan). Ray Allen will be wearing ‘J Shuttlesworth’ on his jersey, the..." December 18
Dwyane Wade out tonight. Udonis Haslem and Ray Allen are playing.
Of course, it seems doubtful that Wade would sit now that Chalmers is out and Ray Allen didn't travel with the team.
Ray Allen again missed practice due to illness. Udonis Haslem back at practice despite back spasms.
Boston Herald "At this stage, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett have made like the last Japanese soldiers on Iwo Jima, refusing to give up the war. That’s how the two former Celtics continue to regard their former teammate and current Heat guard, Ray Allen. “They haven’t spoken to me,” Allen said before last..." November 10
Fox Sports Florida "Ray Allen said he honestly doesn't know if his career will extend past this season. "It's really hard to say, realistically," Allen said Friday. "A lot has to to with the circumstances that we have in front of us here." Allen opted in for a second season with the Miami Heat, who are seeking..." November 08
Spoelstra says Allen Beasley Haslem won't play tonight. Wade likely to start.
ESPN.com "Come Thursday night when the Miami Heat face the Nets for the first time since Brooklyn's league-shaking summer trade LeBron James and Dwyane Wade think some former Boston Celtics on the Nets might owe the former Celtic on the Heat an apology. A year ago there was a stream of vitriol from..." October 17
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Erik Spoelstra began by praising how veteran guard Ray Allen manages to "redefine and reinvent" himself through his 18 seasons. But sometimes it comes down to appearances. And that's what has made Allen at 38 nothing short of eye-catching during training camp at this..." October 03
Ray Allen has exercised his $3.23 million option next season and will return to the Miami Heat. It's confirmed.
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The release came after business hours, but what it didn't say told the real story. Shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday, the Heat issued a release that announced, "both forward James Jones and forward Rashard Lewis have exercised their player options for the 2013-14 season. Per club policy, terms of..." June 26
Fox Sports Florida "The Birdman has let it be known. He wants to continue to fly south for the winter. Chris Andersen, who becomes a free agent July 1, told fans at the Miami Heat’s championship rally Monday at AmericanAirlines Arena, “Let’s try to get a three-peat next year.’’ If there was any doubt about what..." June 25
ESPN.com "Soon after stepping off the double-decker buses that carried them through the city for Monday's championship parade, the Miami Heat quickly shifted their focus to keeping Ray Allen on board for another title run. Allen, the most prolific 3-point shooter in NBA history, could opt out of the..." June 24
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Ray Allen squeezed into the overstuffed, champagne-soaked locker room and was immediately mobbed by a horde of microphones and tape recorders. Imagine if he had scored a point. No matter because the last three-pointer made by the NBA's all-time third-point shooter saved the Heat season and..." June 23
Boston Globe "While Ray Allen made sure not to overly emphasize his decision to leave Boston for Miami or take any shots at the Celtics a day before his club faces the San Antonio Spurs in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, he did say that his third trip to the finals in six years does offer some satisfaction. “I..." June 05
NESN "You may want to un-burn your Ray Allen jersey, Celtics fans. Take this with a grain of salt, but NBA on NBC Boston reports that Allen could return to Boston to retire as a Celtic. Allen, who has a player option after this season, reportedly will opt out and sign a one-year contract with the..." June 04
Fox Sports Wisconsin "LeBron James was working at his high school basketball camp in Las Vegas when he heard the news: Ray Allen was coming to the Miami Heat. James dropped what he was doing and picked up the phone immediately to call Allen. His persistent badgering of the Celtics free agent had finally paid off...." April 27
Miami Herald "Here’s all you really need to write when trying to crystallize the cavernous wealth of talent backing the Heat in these 2013 playoffs: The soon-to-be all-time leader in postseason three-pointers is coming off the bench. With 315 career playoff three-pointers after the Heat’s 110-87 victory..." April 23
Ray Allen (ankle), Mario Chalmers (ankle), LeBron James (hamstring) and Dwyane Wade (ankle) will all miss tonight's game
Palm Beach Post "So, who’s next? Now that Dwyane Wade and LeBron James have missed the past two games, and Mario Chalmers the past three, to heal what the Heat have characterized as minor injuries, it’s reasonable to wonder when Erik Spoelstra will find some time off for other key members of his roster prior to..." April 04
ESPN.com "The Miami Heat are expected to be without LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Mario Chalmers and Ray Allen because of various nagging injuries for Friday's road game against the Charlotte Bobcats. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said all four players continued to receive treatment during Thursday's light..." April 04
Miami Herald "Timberwolves guard J.J. Barea, who was ejected Monday night for an altercation with Ray Allen and directed obscenities toward Allen as he left the floor, had strong words for the Heat’s guard after the game. “I’ve been playing in the NBA seven years,” Barea told the Minneapolis Star Tribune. “I..." March 06
South Florida Sun Sentinel "Miami Heat guard Ray Allen had simple words to describe the altercation between he and J.J. Barea during Monday night’s game. “It just came out nowhere,” Allen said. That was Allen’s explanation for Barea’s play. It also could be used to describe Allen’s uncharacteristic involvement in a..." March 05
SB Nation "Chris Bosh and Ray Allen will play on Sunday as their Miami Heat face the Los Angeles Lakers, according to Ethan J. Skolnick of the Palm Beach Post. Bosh had missed the last two games -- a Friday win against the Los Angeles Clippers and a Wednesday victory against the Houston Rockets -- with a..." February 10