Maybe you missed this because you were following any of the 300 more important NBA storylines, but the ballad of Ray Allen's cell phone has been one of the dumber and more fascinating subplots of the early NBA season. Let's recap.
Allen left Boston under contentious circumstances—after repeatedly being benched and dangled as trade bait, and not-so-secretly feuding with Rajon Rondo, he took
twice half as much money to go to Miami. He got the Judas treatment on the way out, and not just from fans. On Celtics media day, Kevin Garnett told reporters that Allen was dead to him.