Ray Allen Must Never Be Traded!

November 28th, 2009 by Nick Gelso Leave a reply »
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Since joining the Celtics, there is always a point in the season where fans and sports analysts question Ray Allen's worth and statistical numbers.

In 2008, questions (understandably) were raised during the first two rounds of the NBA playoffs. Allen struggled through some of the worst play of his NBA career during that stretch and the questions were swirling. Ray Allen put all questions to rest as he blazed his way back into normal form during the last two rounds of the playoffs leading to the NBA Finals.

However, during the finals, Ray was arguably the best player in green. Though Paul Pierce deserved the Finals MVP, Allen was a close second. He played through his newly born son's diabetes diagnosis, often spending post and pre games at the hospital with his wife and newborn.

Last season, after the Celtics were shocked by a game one loss (105-103) loss to the Bulls, Ray Allen was questioned for his disappearing act, notching only 4 points in 40 minutes. Again, the speculation over Allen's effectiveness was in full bloom.

How did Ray answer? He averaged 27 poin ...

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