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Memphis Grizzlies plan to retire number of former player Tony Allen

The Memphis Grizzlies announced plans to eventually retire the number of Tony Allen, who departed this summer as a free agent and signed with the New Orleans Pelicans. The franchise announced similar plans this summer for fellow Grit ‘n’ Grind mainstay Zach Randolph, who signed with the Sacramento Kings in free agency. “Tony was a […]

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Dwyane Wade hopes to ‘one day’ retire with Miami Heat

MIAMI — Dwyane Wade cannot be clearer about this: He wants to wear a Miami Heat uniform again. Someday. After signing his one-year, $2.3 million deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Wade — speaking from his new locker room — told The Associated Press that Miami is “always in my heart” and that he took a […]

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Paul Pierce signs contract to retire with Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics signed Paul Pierce on Monday so that he could retire as a member of the organization. Pierce, a 10-time NBA All-Star, spent the first 15 years of his career with Boston, winning a title in 2008. In announcing Pierce’s retirement, co-owner Wyc Grousbeck said Pierce’s No. 34 will soon hang in the […]