Ray Allen is in the 3-point contest as reported by CelticsBlog.com
In fact, Ray was asked a week ago and he agreed to participate in the shootout. No news yet on if his teammate, Paul Pierce, will be asked to join as well. Pierce won the contest last season then went on to proclaim that he was the greatest shooter, ever.
Paul wants back in this year and wants to face Ray head to head in the contest. Here is what Ray thought when asked if he’s up to the challenge:
” What do you mean am I up for the challenge?” Ray asked smiling. “Im up for any challenge. I’m always up for a challenge. When would you think I’d ever back down from shooting? Never.”
If Pierce gets in the shootout as well and Rondo finds himself in the Skill Competition they should rename this weekend to the Boston Celtics All-Team Exhibition.
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