2012 NBA Free Agency Rumors: Celtics 'Willing To Double' Heat Offer To Ray Allen, According To Report

Sunday marked the official beginning of the NBA Free Agency season, and one of the hottest commodities on the market is veteran sharpshooter Ray Allen. The consensus seems to be that Allen will sign with the newly crowned NBA Champion Miami Heat. Miami, however, cannot offer anywhere near the contract that the Celtics can offer to Allen. Via ESPN's Chris Broussard:

Even at 37 years of age, Allen still bring solid production to the court, averaging 14 points per game last season will logging and 34 minutes a night. It will be interesting to see if Allen turns done more money in Boston to join Lebron James and company in South Beach.

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