For Ray Allen, the love was lost

MIAMI — Wednesday was more a neatly written, passionate goodbye letter from Ray Allen to the Celtics than the beginning of his time with the Heat.

Allen fully realized he had to say goodbye first, and he spent his introductory news conference at AmericanAirlines Arena offering thanks for his five years in Boston, but also explaining why he was in South Florida in the first place. The reasons for his departure are still cloudy.

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