Ray Allen hasn’t publicly announced any decision whether he’s going to play next season or not.
However, ESPN reports that privately, the sharp shooter is saying he will return to play for a contender.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are the favorites in landing Allen because of the two-time NBA champion’s desire to play with LeBron James.
However, Allen’s agent refuted ESPN’s report and said that his client hasn’t made a final decision on his plans for next season, per USA Today.
The 39-year-old averaged 9.6 points per game last season with the Miami Heat while shooting 37.5 percent from beyond the arc.
Wherever Allen goes, there’s no doubt that his prowess from 3-point land will make any contender a better team. Aside from the Cavs, it’s not certain which other teams have shown interest for Allen.
All of that said, Allen is still publicly saying that retirement is a possibility.
“It’s August and I don’t want to rush to judgment,” Allen said at a charity golf tournament. “I want to get to September and see how I really feel.”
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