MIAMI -

Ray Allen is likely to return for a 19th NBA season.

According to ESPN, Allen considered retirement after losing in the NBA Finals, but now will likely play.

Allen is an unrestricted free agent.

After the loss to the Spurs, Allen went on vacation with Heat star LeBron James.

On Tuesday, James opted out of his deal with the Heat.

Allen will turn 39 on July 20.

He played 79 regular season games and all 20 playoff games,