(Photo) NBA: Ray Allen Receives High Honor From President Obama

photo credit: youtube We are in the final days of President Obama’s time in the White House and we sure are going to miss him. One of his final acts in office occurred yesterday when he named some people to key administration posts, which included former NBA star, Ray Allen.

NBA: Stephen Curry on Ray Allen: ‘To me, he’s the greatest shooter ever because of his longevity’

Ray Allen announced his retirement on Tuesday.  The 41-year old legend played in the NBA for 18 years, was a 10-time All-Star, two-time NBA champion, and is the all-time leader in three-pointers made with 2,973.  Players around the league have been reacting to the sharpshooter’s departure, but it holds special significance to Stephen Curry as he now knows exactly what number he needs to pass.

NBA: Rajon Rondo Says He Thought Ray Allen Already Retired

Although Ray Allen hadn’t played in an NBA game in two years, on Tuesday he killed all hopes that he might join one of the playoff contenders vying for him by announcing that he was retiring.  His former teammate Rajon Rondo, however, thought Allen had already hung up his jersey.

NBA: Another Legend Steps Away… Ray Allen Announces His Retirement

Another legendary player has decided it’s time to hang his jersey up.  Ray Allen announced his retirement in a letter to his younger self on The Players’ Tribune, a series where athletes reflect on their biggest lessons learned, from finance to relationships and careers.

NBA Report: Ray Allen Inquired About Joining Warriors; Also Interested in 3 Other Teams

Teams have been vying for Ray Allen including the Cleveland Cavaliers when LeBron James returned.  Allen however elected to sit out and not choose any teams, but now he is reportedly considering a comeback.

NBA: Ray Allen On Steph Curry “He’s In A Category Of His Own”

Until the past few seasons, it was Ray Allen that was regarded as the best shooter of all time. Other names like Reggie Miller and Larry Bird are always thrown around as well but for the most part the consensus was that Allen was the best. Steph Curry decided to change that argument the past couple years and you can’t deny he has a very strong argument with his play and shooting. In fact, he has Allen ready to sign off on Curry replacing him as the best shooter of all time and with Steph fresh off hitting more than 400 three’s this season, he really has no choice.

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