Buyer's Guide: Ray Allen

His shot is the purest in the game, but Allen requires good screens from teammates to get open. Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images

ESPN Insider is analyzing NBA free agents not named LeBron James (we covered him pretty extensively a few weeks ago, and there's even more coming every day on the LeBron Tracker) to determine what they're really worth to the teams chasing them this summer. To follow the entire series, click here. We continue Saturday with Ray Allen.


Ray Allen is the best pure shooter available this offseason and one of the greatest of all time. As long as he stays healthy next season, he could dethrone Reggie Miller as the record holder for the most career 3-point field goals. But at age 35 next season, can he still help a contending team?