Celtics' Ray Allen gave it his best shot

Chris Forsberg from ESPNBoston is down in Miami on the scene and passed along a couple telling quotes from Ray Allen at today's shootaround: On the.

Veteran Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen, who is battling an ankle injury and has struggled recently with his shooting, confirmed Wednesday morning that he would not sit out Game 2, according to a tweet by the New York

The last time Allen missed four three throws in a game was on Dec. 26, 2006, while he was in Seattle. So assuming four missed free throws happens every 5-1/2 years for Allen, it's unlikely we'll see it again from the 36-year-old.

The biggest example is Ray Allen, who just doesn't look like himself on the court these days as he battles with pain in his ankles from bone spurs. Allen has been missing foul shots and doesn't have any lift on his jumper. As the old cliché says,

Among the biggest pieces of news from the Miami Heat's win over the Boston Celtics in game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals Monday was the ineffectiveness of Ray Allen. The future hall-of-fame shooting guard shot

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