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They say that nothing ever ends well -- otherwise it wouldn't end at all. Ray Allen knows how that feels -- after signing with the Heat last offseason, he became persona non grata to former Big Three stalwarts Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. Now that Garnett and Pierce are out of Boston as well, however, Allen's new teammates are pointing out what they feel is a bit of hypocrisy. LeBron James in particular thinks the ex-Celtics owe Allen an apology for their comments. We're sure all of these grown men can handle a little disrespect, but does LeBron have a point?
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On Thursday, "First Take" debated Doc Rivers taking the blame for Ray Allen leaving Boston for Miami. Rivers said that it was his decision to run the offense through Rajon Rondo and use Allen as more of a sixth man that, in part, precipitated Allen's departure. Stephen A. Smith doesn't think that Rivers' move was a good one, while Skip Bayless commends him for the way he handled the situation. What's your take?