Chris Forsberg tweets:
Multiple sources close to the Celtics told ESPN.com's Andy Katz that the team expects to re-sign Paul Pierce…
According to the sources, the Celtics expect the Pierce deal to be wrapped up sooner than later but Ray Allen could take longer into summer.
Weird. I would think the Ray thing would go more quickly and the Pierce thing could take longer.
Ray has said he wants back in… but if you believe the (sigh) single source reports out of the Miami Herald... LeBron James called Ray Allen in an effort to get an uber-team together.
Those were the
words James used when he reached out to another free agent in the past
10 days and pitched the idea of joining them."He
said, 'Would you be willing to take less to join Dream Team?'" the
player, who did not want to be identified, told the Daily News. "He said
his people were putting it together."
I've come across a
source who has told me that free agent player is Ray Allen. The source
tells me that Allen's preference is to remain with the Celtics, but
that's predicated on Paul Pierce remaining with the team. The money is
not a huge factor. Winning more championships is the most important
to the source, Allen has spoken to James and would consider joining
said, "Dream Team." Along with possibly taking less money if it was the