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Sources: Grizzlies Going After Ray Allen
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On June 30, 2012 @ 5:22 pm In All,Headlines,NBA Headlines | No Comments
One of the best defensive teams in the NBA over the past two seasons is going on a major offensive in free agency.
The Grizzlies have made veteran sharpshooter Ray Allen a prime offseason target and planned to contact him late Saturday night in the first step of what promises to be a strong pursuit of the NBA’s all-time leading three-point shooter.
Memphis, according to sources familiar with the team’s plans, will offer Allen its full mid-level exception ($5 million) in hopes of luring him away from other suitors — such as Miami — with only the mini-mid-level ($3 million) to spend.
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