By leaving — and leaving to join the rival Heat, no less — Allen very well may have said goodbye not only to the city of Boston, but also to any chance he had at one day seeing his jersey hanging in the rafters at the TD Garden.
With Celtics fans reeling after seeing Allen smiling alongside Pat Riley and Erik Spoelstra on Wednesday, Ben Watanabe stopped by the NESN.com podcast with Dan Duquette to discuss what led to Allen’s decision, whether it was the right one for the future Hall of Famer, and if the reported friction between Allen and Rajon Rondo played a factor in the 36-year-old’s departure.
They also discussed the chances that Dwight Howard gets dealt or not and wondered if the NBA’s new CBA needs a tweak or two for the good of the league.
Listen in the player below, or subscribe on iTunes to download it there.
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