Following the Celtics Game 7 loss to the Miami Heat, one of the questions raised entering the offseason of the team was the future of Ray Allen. It seemed clear that between possible conflict between himself and Rajon Rondo, as well as his demotion to the bench in favor of Avery Bradley that Allen would seek playing time elsewhere.
Obviously it didn’t come as a shock that Allen left town, but it was difficult to stomach him taking a two-year deal at $3 million per year, when the Celtics reportedly offered twice as much. In the end the future Hall of Fame player decides to take his talents to South Beach, where admittedly he has the best shot at a championship. The wrinkle in Allen’s contract is that he can opt out of the final year after next season.
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