Report: Ray Allen has Turned Down ‘Multiple Offers’ From Heat

The Miami Heat have a problem with their roster. It’s a shooting problem, which is a very big deal. The Heat rank 26th in the NBA in three-pointers made, and they rank one slot lower in three-point percentage.

So the question that a lot of people have is why are the Heat, who had Ray Allen for two years not trying to sign the 40-year-old Allen, who is currently a free agent and will be 41 in July?

Well, they have.

From Ethan J. Skolnick of the Miami Herald:

According to several sources, the Heat has not only had a standing offer to Allen to return to the team ever since the 2014 offseason, but it made additional overtures as recently as this summer.

According to several sources, the Heat has not only had a standing offer to Allen to return to the team ever since the 2014 offseason, but it made additional overtures as recently as this summer.

While it’s easy to say that the NBA’s all-time leader in three-pointers made would help the Heat on paper, you have to wonder just how much the Heat would even get out of Allen, considering he hasn’t played in over a year and a half.

The stats that Allen had in Miami give you a favorable argument that he would help the Heat, however. In his two years, the guard averaged 10.2 points, 1.8 assists, and 2.7 rebounds in an average of 26.1 minutes in a total of 152 games for the Heat, nine of which he started.

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