The Truth: Allen sings praise of Pierce, Celtics

In response to comments on his absence from Paul Pierce's jersey retirement, Ray Allen wrote a love letter on Instagram to the city of Boston, the 2008 championship team and Pierce himself.

Ray Allen spoke out against rumors and criticism regarding his absence from Paul Pierce's jersey retirement on Sunday, writing a lengthy Instagram post praising Pierce and their time together as Celtics."Despite what you may have heard or read or what is rumored -- there is nothing but love. Paul and I are more interested in building bridges than putting up walls," wrote Allen. "To Paul, number...