Ray Allen Free-Agent Buzz and Analyzing Best Fit Among Warriors, Cavs and More

December 13th, 2014 by Tim Daniels Leave a reply »

Ray Allen remains the focus of intense free-agent speculation. The 39-year-old sharpshooter hasn't tipped his hand, however, seemingly content to let the situation develop while deciding whether to make another run at an NBA title.

Allen, who came up just short of his third championship with the Miami Heat last season, is rare in the fact he's remaining on the market by choice. Rather than signing during the offseason, he's waiting to see what type of opportunities arise. He hasn't taken retirement completely off the table, either.

Ryen Russillo of ESPN reported last week that the shooting guard is informing interested teams to make further contact in January. As of now, the Cleveland Cavaliers are the apparent favorites:

Waiting until the second half of the season has always been the best alternative for Allen. At this stage of his career, it isn't about the numbers. In turn, it wouldn't make a ton of sense to put himself through the entire 82-game grind.

Allen—and the teams with a legitimate chance of signing him—are interested in crunch time. Getting back into game shape during the s ...

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