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Ray Allen
SG - 6'5, 205lbs - 48 years old - 18 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired in 2015
  • Birthdate: 07/20/1975
  • Drafted (NBA): 5th pick, 1996
  • Pre-draft team: Connecticut
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
1996 NBA DraftNBADrafted 5th overall by Minnesota.
1996 NBA DraftNBADraft rights traded by Minnesota, along with Andrew Lang, to Milwaukee in exchange for the draft rights to Stephon Marbury (#4).
27th July, 1996NBASigned three year, $6,157,080 rookie scale contract with Milwaukee.
8th March, 1999NBASigned a six year, approx. $70.9 million extension with Milwaukee.
20th February, 2003NBATraded by Milwaukee, along with Ronald Murray, Kevin Ollie and a 2003 first round pick (#14, Luke Ridnour) to Seattle in exchange for Gary Payton and Desmond Mason.
3rd August, 2005NBARe-signed by Seattle to a five year, $80 million contract.
2007 NBA DraftNBATraded by Seattle, along with the draft rights to Glen Davis (#35), to Boston in exchange for Wally Szczerbiak, Delonte West, the draft rights to Jeff Green (#5), and a 2008 second round pick (#46, Trent Plaisted).
13th July, 2010NBARe-signed by Boston to a two year, $20 million contract. Included player option for 2011/12.
7th June, 2011NBAExercised 2011/12 player option.
11th July, 2012NBASigned a two year, $6,319,050 contract with Miami. Included player option for 2013/14.
28th June, 2013NBAExercised 2013/14 player option.
Career Moves
1993 - 1996Connecticut (NCAA)
June 1996 - February 2003Milwaukee Bucks (NBA)
February 2003 - June 2007Seattle Supersonics/Oklahoma City Thunder (NBA)
June 2007 - June 2012Boston Celtics (NBA)
July 2012 - June 2014Miami Heat (NBA)
Articles about Ray Allen

February 26, 2011

Also contained within that post was a list of players who had the right to veto any trade. Full no-trade clauses are an incredibly rare occurence; it takes a very specific set of criteria to become eligible for one of those, and for that reason, only two players (Kobe and Dirk Nowitzki) have them. However, players who are signed to one year contracts and who will have either Early or Full Bird Rights when they expire also have the right to veto any trade they are involved in. It's what's colloquially known as the Devean George Rule.


Additions to that list that came after it was published included Kyrylo Fesenko, Cartier Martin and Patty Mills; additionally, an omission from the previous list was Ray Allen.

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June 14, 2010

[...] That leaves a market with few shooters on it. And those that are good shooters are either unsuitable or unavailable. Mike Miller's days of being able to defend opposing guards are pretty much over. Kyle Korver can't really do it either. I wouldn't want Quentin Richardson to attempt it. Anthony Morrow is desirable, but is not easy to get. J.J. Redick is also desirable, but he's restricted, and owned by a team who has spent extremely generously in the last two years. Roger Mason is OK, but he's no starter. And then there's Ray Allen, who, while an absolutely perfect fit for Chicago's roster, is setting records for Boston in the NBA Finals. He should be considered unavailable until further notice.

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