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Thirteen join Basketball Hall of Fame

Lefty Driesell had the crowd laughing. Dino Radja fought back tears. Blue Devils and Tar Heels brought their rivalry to the Basketball Hall of Fame, and Ray Allen made a peace offering to his spurned Celtics teammates. And they did it with an assist from three of the greatest point guards in NBA history.

UConn: Kevin Ollie fired for impermissible contact, workouts

UConn says it fired coach Kevin Ollie after finding NCAA violations that included improper workouts and contact with recruits by Ollie and former UConn star Ray Allen. The violations are laid out in documents released under the Freedom of Information Act. In a statement to The Associated Press, Ollie’s lawyer called the infractions minimal. He says the school failed to justify withholding more than $10 million Ollie is owed under his contract.

Ray Allen serious about NBA comeback

EAST GRANBY, Conn. – Ray Allen put himself through his old paces this week, his NBA regimen, and felt as good as ever. “I worked out the other day in New York with a friend of mine,” Allen said Saturday, during a break from his annual instructional camp at East Granby High. “I was shooting, I was going through my routine just like I’d always done. ... I felt great.

Heat’s Allen designs shirt for Black History Month

MIAMI – Ray Allen’s interests run much deeper than basketball. The Miami guard spent time with extremely ill children over the holidays, arranged a private after-hours tour of the Holocaust Museum in Washington for Heat teammates and staff earlier this week and is constantly trying to better himself off the floor.

Celtics announce signings of Garnett, two others

The Boston Celtics made it official: Kevin Garnett is coming back as part of the team’s efforts to keep key pieces after losing Ray Allen to the Miami Heat. More than a week after Garnett (pictured) reportedly agreed to a three-year contract, the team announced Saturday that he, forward Brandon Bass and center-forward Chris Wilcox had re-signed. Backup forward Jeff Green, who missed all last season with an aortic aneurysm that required surgery, and free-agent guard Jason Terry still haven’t signed but were at a news conference with Bass, Wilcox and Celtics president Danny Ainge. The deals for Green and Terry could be signed next week, but the delays are the result of the team’s maneuvering under the new collective bargaining agreement. – Associated Press

NBA champion Heat make pitch to Allen

MIAMI – Ray Allen seems to be taking a serious look at joining the NBA champion Miami Heat. A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that the free-agent guard visited the Heat in Miami on Thursday. Allen was planning to remain in South Florida until today, according to the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because no details of the meeting were publicly revealed.