After much speculation, Ray Allen has decided not to return to the league for the remainder of the 2014-15 NBA season.
Ray Allen has announced he will not play this season and will re-examine options next year.
— Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) March 4, 2015
The pursuit of Ray Allen was an often newsworthy item over the course of the last 6+ months only for the resulting news to be "no news."
BREAKING: Ray Allen isn't doing anything differently than he was before you read this.
— Adam Kaufman (@AdamMKaufman) March 4, 2015
Fourteen teams expressed serious interest in signing NBA free agent guard Ray Allen before he decided to take the season off, a source said.
— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) March 4, 2015
With that long list of suitors, Allen definitely had the opportunity to sign with a contender. Ultimately, the decision of who to play for became a non-decision with the announcement via his agent Jim Tanner that he'll continue to evaluate his free agency options in the off-season.
Ray Allen announces through his agent that he won't be playing in NBA this season but considering playing in 15-16. Allen turns 40 in July.
— gary washburn (@GwashburnGlobe) March 4, 2015