When Ray Allen announced his retirement from the NBA on Tuesday via a letter to his younger self over at The Players’ Tribune, the memories came flooding in. And since the primary reason social media exists today is for public grieving purposes, the basketball world took to Twitter to reflect on his surefire Hall-of-Fame career.
There were reminders of a younger, much springier player in his prime who used to put opponents on posters on the regular.
Plus there were further reminders of an even younger Allen, a clean-cut young college player with his whole life ahead of him.
There were tributes to his inarguably-perfect shooting form…