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Trade Rumor: Clippers interested in Ray Allen
Posted By Paul Flannery On March 5, 2012 @ 10:03 am In General | 10 Comments
The Clippers have been looking for backcourt help ever since Chauncey Billups  went down with a season-ending Achilles injury, and they have their eye on Celtics ‘ guard Ray Allen , according to Sports Illustrated’s Sam Amick . However, as Amick points out:
“The price is likely too high, as Boston wants a package that includes a young talent and a draft pick.”
The best young player the Clippers have — besides Blake Griffin  and DeAndre Jordan, let’s be serious, folks — is second-year guard Eric Bledsoe, and he’s out with a knee injury. The Clips also don’t have a draft pick to offer because it already belongs to the Celtics, who acquired it in the Kendrick Perkins  trade.
There doesn’t appear to be a match here, but expect more chatter to follow Allen who is in the final year of a deal that pays him $10 million. His overall game has fallen off a bit, but Allen remains one of the best shooters in the league.
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 Chauncey Billups: http://media.weei.com/basketball/chauncey-billups.htm
 Celtics: http://media.weei.com/basketball/boston-celtics.htm
 Ray Allen: http://media.weei.com/basketball/ray-allen-celtics.htm
 according to Sports Illustrated’s Sam Amick: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/writers/sam_amick/03/03/nba.notebook/index.html
 Blake Griffin: http://media.weei.com/basketball/blake-griffin.htm
 Kendrick Perkins: http://media.weei.com/basketball/kendrick-perkins.htm
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