Atlantic Notes: Celtics, Sixers, Jon Scheyer

The battle for the Atlantic Division title may end up being the most competitive race in the NBA next season. With all five teams making serious moves in the offseason, a strong argument could be made that the Nets are as likely to take the division as the Celtics. Let's catch up on the latest news and headlines from the Atlantic Division…

  • Ray Allen spoke about his time with the Celtics and his decision to sign with Miami this offseason while visiting UConn on Saturday, writes Don Amore of the Hartford Courant"I was a free agent," Allen said, "and I had to make a decision I definitely thought was best for me to move forward. I'm excited about where I'm going. … I don't know what to expect, but I know what I expect from myself."
  • John N. Mitchell of The Philadelphia Inquirer says the Sixers should be excited by their acquisition of Andrew Bynum as he brings myriad qualities to the paint for Philadelphia. Not only does Bynum bring incredible size and the ability to score with ease to the Sixers, the seven footer has championship experience with the two rings he won with the Lakers.
  • After spending the summer playing with the Sixers in Orlando for the NBA Summer League, former Duke star Jon Scheyer appears headed to Spain this season to play for Gran Cranaria, writes Wendell Maxey of Ridiculous Upside. Scheyer is looking to increase his playing time after struggling to earn minutes with Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv in Israel last season.
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