NBA Rumors: Ray Allen seriously considering comeback; Celtics, Clippers, Spurs an option

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Ray Allen last played in the NBA in 2014 for the Miami Heat. The player is already 41 years old but NBA rumors recently have linked him to a comeback to the league. This indicates that he might not be done playing in the NBA.

There is a report that suggests that Allen is seriously considering to comeback in the NBA. This is an update from the previous NBA Rumors report that the veteran shooter might be going to either Golden State Warriors or Cleveland Cavaliers.

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However, Allen is also thinking of trying out with other teams.

According to Ananth Pandian of CBS Sports, Ray recently spoke with Dom Amore of Hartford Courant. Those teams that he mentioned are the Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers and the San Antonio Spurs.

“I would love going back to those places if it worked out,” Allen said. “It doesn’t necessarily have to be championship-or-bust for me to go back to the NBA.”

Allen mentioned that the Clippers and the Spurs are both good teams like the Celtics.

But the 18-year NBA veteran of the league stated that he wants to be on a team that he could still contribute.

“I want to be in a situation where I thought I could help, play a little bit and help where they have good young talent,” Allen said.

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Ray Allen is a known deadly clutch shooter from the three-point line throughout his long career. He has a quick-release type of shot and one of the best in the history of the league.

Allen is a 40% career three-point shooter and an 89.4 % free-throw shooter. He also averaged 18.9 points 4.1 rebounds, 3.4 assists  1.1 steals per game in his career. Allen had his memorable seasons while playing for the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat.

He played with the Celtics during the 2007-2008 NBA season when he came from the blockbuster trade that made Boston a super team that also featured Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. They won the championship of that season to impose their strong lineup on and off the paper.

Allen played in Boston until the 2012 season before moving to the Miami Heat where he won another NBA title in the team that featured LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade.

There is so much NBA rumors that surround Allen, who might still have gas left in his tank and contribute for a title contender next season.

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