When Ray Allen made the decision to leave Boston in the summer of 2012, opting to sign a two-year deal with the number one modern day Celtics rival down in Miami, the climate changed. No longer was Allen loved in New England, as we rapidly witnessed his "class act" persona transform into that of an evil villain and a traitor. Simply put, Celtic Nation wanted the door to smack him on his backside on his way out.
Let's remember Ray Allen for the right reasons
Nobody in New England was happy with Ray Allen when he made the decision to join LeBron James in Miami during the 2012 free agent process, but it's time we take a step back and appreciate all of the great things he accomplished throughout his five years with the Boston Celtics.