Alston OK with decision to leave Heat

Updated: March 10, 2010, 10:06 AM ET
By Ric Bucher | ESPN The Magazine

Rafer Alston is content with his decision to leave the Miami Heat, because it wasn't about losing his starting job. It was about being told he was no longer going to play and deciding that looking after a twin sister who tried to take her life just a few days earlier was more important.

"The way I handled it was wrong," Alston said Tuesday in his first public comments since leaving the team last Friday. "I didn't really tell [team officials] why I was leaving."

He ...

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