The last time Ray Allen took the floor as an NBA player was in 2014 for the Miami Heat. Since retiring he’s been busy, publishing a memoir in 2018, appearing frequently on various networks, and leveling up his golf game. But now the former Heat sharpshooter is returning to basketball, just not in the way you might expect.
Allen was recently announced as the Director of Boys and Girls basketball at Miami’s Gulliver Prep School. He’ll also be the head coach of the boy’s varsity basketball team.
The news was revealed via the Gulliver Prep official account:
BIG NEWS: We have selected Ray Allen as our Director of Boys & Girls Basketball. Coach Allen will also serve as our Varsity Boys Basketball Head Coach. As a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Allen brings unparalleled expertise to our basketball programs. pic.twitter.com/64VTG2WLXb— Gulliver Prep Athletics (@GPrep_Athletics) August 20, 2021
Allen’s Game 6 shot in the NBA Finals made him a Miami Heat legend, and though he might not be involved directly with the Heat anymore, it’s still great to see him playing a big role in the South Florida community. We’re wishing Ray luck in the upcoming season.