2010 NBA Finals: Boston Celtics’ Ray Allen Will Bounce Back

June 9th, 2010 by Will Frasure Leave a reply »
Ray Allen has proven some of the oldest adages about sharp shooters during the last two NBA Finals games.

During Game 2, Allen caught fire and couldn't miss.

Last night, he was colder than an iceberg in the Arctic Ocean. Some nights you can't miss, and then other nights you just can't find your rhythm.

Allen has the chance to prove another thing about shooters during Game 4: They can bounce back in a matter of moments.

Allen's continued confidence in himself despite the horrid shooting night shows he will bounce back. Even as he clanked shot after shot on Tuesday night, he wasn't scared to fire up another shot in hopes of contributing to a Celtic comeback victory.

Even after clanking his first 12 field goals, he still believed he could bring the game closer by shooting No. 13.

But, for the thirteenth time, the rims weren't kind to Allen. The shot bounced off the rim with the Celtics down by four, and they couldn't fight their way back as the Lakers sealed the win.

With the final miss, Allen put himself in some unwanted company. Only Dennis Johnson and Chuck Reisner had more misses without sinking at ...

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