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Celtics legend Kevin Garnett continues beef with Ray Allen with disrespectful IG post

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Celtics, Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen, Rajon Rondo, Paul Pierce

After Ray Allen bolted the Boston Celtics for the Miami Heat back in 2012, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Rajon Rondo held grudges to their former teammate.

Pierce and Allen patched it up in 2017, but the two other members of the famed Celtics’ 2008 championship team do not seem to have any plans on making up with their former teammate.

In a recent Instagram story posted by Garnett, he cropped the sharpshooting Allen out in a photo taken during the 2011 All-Star game where the four of them were named All-Stars for the Eastern Conference.

Tensions began to rise with the emergence of Rondo in the Celtics’ locker room being a huge factor. Allen and Rondo have been involved in shouting matches as told by Allen in his 2018 memoirFrom the Outside: My Journey Through Life and the Game I Love.

As detailed by Kendrick Perkins, Allen became unhappy when he was offered a bench role.

What happened was this. So, Ray during that time wasn’t happy because Doc made him the sixth man. He made him come off the bench. He wasn’t happy about that. And, during that time, Boston had taken a 3-2 lead over Miami… they go to Game 7, they lose in Game 7. But guys felt like Ray wasn’t all the way in. And guys saw Ray talking to ‘Bron and some of the Heat players after the game. And the way they was rocking it at the time, if you wasn’t Celtics … Our locker room wasn’t open for people to walk in, none of that.

The final straw came when the Celtics offered a two-year $6 million dollar contract instead of Allen’s request of a 3-year $24 million.

“So let me see if I got this straight,” Allen wrote. “You want to pay me less money. You want to bring me off the bench. You want to continue to run the offense around Rondo. Now tell me again exactly why I would want to sign this contract?”

To add insult to injury, Allen and the Heat went on to win a championship while the Celtics further crumbled and eventually shipped out Garnett and Pierce to the Brooklyn Nets.

In 2017, Rondo began organizing a 10-year reunion vacation for the 2008 Celtics championship team. He invited everyone, except Allen.

The looming question is: When will Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett bury the hatchet with Ray Allen?

It’s sad to see how things ended up in Boston as they will go down as one of the best teams to ever win an NBA title despite their indifferences.