This juicy tidbit comes to us from the Miami Herald:
Heat fans should appreciate Ray Allen next season, because there’s no assurance he will be here beyond that. Two sources with direct knowledge tell us that Allen’s two-year deal with the Heat includes a $3.2 million player option for 2013-14. So if Allen wants to become a free agent again next July, he can. So can Rashard Lewis, due $1.4 million in 2013-14.
This just reaffirms what most of us deduced from Ray Allen’s introductory press conference – He’s not sold on Miami.
And… Ray issued a subtle thank-you message to Celtics fans which appeared in today’s Boston Globe: