|Mar. 4 11:28 AM PT12:28 PM MT1:28 PM CT2:28 PM ET19:28 GMT3:28 12:28 PM MST2:28 PM EST23:28 UAE20:2814:28 ET1:28 PM CT18:28 - Allen says he will not play this season, though will consider returning to the NBA next season. The two-time champion and all-time leading 3-point shooter made the announcement Wednesday through his agent, Jim Tanner.
Analysis: Allen most recently played for the Miami Heat, helping the team win a championship in 2013 and reach the NBA Finals last season. He has kept a home in South Florida since. The 39-year-old Allen has made 2,973 shots from 3-point range in his 18 NBA seasons, 413 more than anyone else in league history. On the NBA's all-time lists, Allen is 15th in games played, 22nd in field goals and 22nd in scoring.