Ray Allen: I write this to you today as a 41-year-old man who is retiring from the game. I write to you as a man who is completely at peace with himself. The hell you experience when you get off that bus will be temporary. Basketball will take you far away from that school yard. You will become far more than just a basketball player. You’ll get to act in movies. You’ll travel the world. You will become a husband, and the father of five amazing children.
May 23, 2017 | 7:26 pm EDT Update
Jay King: Brad Stevens said Amir Johnson has not been ruled out, but will probably miss Game 4. Kelly Olynyk will start ether way.
A. Sherrod Blakely: Isaiah Thomas (hip) met with specialist, plans to meet with at least two more according to @Celtics HC Brad Stevens. #Celticstalk
Adam Zagoria: Source on Hamidou Diallo: “Nothing has been solidified at this point.” Again, deadline is 11:59 PM ET Wednesday.
Since announcing on May 3 that he was hiring an agent and would not be returning to the Runnin’ Utes, Kyle Kuzma has received his degree from the U., thrown out the first pitch at a Utes baseball game (very low and outside), turned in one of the better performances of any prospect at the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago, and has worked out for five NBA teams in advance of the draft.