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Ray Allen Spent His Whole Career Practicing That Amazing Game 6 Shot

Lee Jenkins has an awesome story about the last 29 seconds of Game 6 of the NBA finals and Ray Allen's incredible shot on SI.com today. It's full of great quotes from the game's principals, and it weaves together multiple perspectives without having to rest on the increasingly aggravating oral history format. One of… » 12/18/13 4:21pm 12/18/13 4:21pm

LeBron Calls Out Former Celtics For Being Hypocrites About Ray Allen

When Ray Allen took less money to leave Boston and come to Miami—and win a championship—he took heat from his former Celtic teammates. Kevin Garnett "lost" his cell phone number. Jason Terry challenged his "willingness to stick with the tough times." Paul Pierce said he couldn't forgive Allen. Even coach Doc Rivers… » 10/18/13 11:01am 10/18/13 11:01am

Let's Watch Charles Barkley Grind With A Middle-Aged Lady

Ray Allen recently celebrated his 38th birthday with a party that successfully combined the vibes of an awkward high school dance and a boozy karaoke outing. In other words, it was a great party, as evidenced by Sir Charles getting his freak on with your mom, who is obviously enjoying her "girls trip" to Lake Tahoe… » 7/24/13 11:30am 7/24/13 11:30am

Miami Heat Nation Encompasses More Than Brats, Ghouls, And Idiots

When the Miami Heat won its only LeBronless title, in 2006, I was living outside Fort Lauderdale. My building fees included basic cable, which was enough to get just about every Heat game and virtually nothing else worth watching. My girlfriend at the time could tolerate basketball well enough — better, in fact, than… » 6/22/13 6:21pm 6/22/13 6:21pm

The Pacers Did Everything Wrong On LeBron's Buzzer-Beater

Look at that photo. That's not how iconic playoff game-winners are supposed to look. LeBron James adds a conference finals buzzer-beater to his resumé, as the Heat take a 1-0 series lead over Indiana, but it'll always come with a caveat: conference finals buzzer-beaters probably shouldn't come on uncontested layups. » 5/23/13 9:04am 5/23/13 9:04am

Watch Puerto Rican TV's Awesome Reaction To New 3-Point Champion

Ray Allen rightfully made headlines two years ago when he passed Reggie Miller to become the NBA's all-time leader in career 3-pointers. The NBA isn't the only pro basketball league in the U.S., though, and when former USC player Larry Ayuso set the Baloncesto Superior Nacional career record last night in San Juan it… » 4/30/13 12:00pm 4/30/13 12:00pm

J.J. Barea Ejected After Shoving Ray Allen, Calls Him A "Fucking Pussy"

The Miami Heat easily dispatched with the Minnesota Timberwolves 97-81 tonight but early in the fourth quarter things were still relatively close. Then J.J. Barea decided to go rogue. As you can see, he did not appreciate a little elbow/shove from Ray Allen that went uncalled and so, after collecting himself, caught… » 3/04/13 10:39pm 3/04/13 10:39pm

Kevin Garnett Straight Up Ignored Ray Allen When He Came Over To Say Hi

We knew Ray Allen's departure from Boston was something less than amicable. Allen dropped hints about how he had been forced out of Boston, meanwhile Doc Rivers made it known that Allen refused to return any of his or Danny Ainge's phone calls. What should have been a pure business decision (Allen wanted more money… » 10/31/12 10:22am 10/31/12 10:22am