Ray Allen

Basketball Guard
Born Jul 20, 1975

Walter Ray Allen is an American professional basketball player who is currently playing for the Boston Celtics in the National Basketball Association. He has played professionally for the Milwaukee Bucks, Seattle SuperSonics, and the Boston Celtics; and collegiately for the University of Connecticut Huskies.… Read More

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1975 Birth Born on July 20, 1975.


1993 17 Years Old Allen attended the University of Connecticut from 1993 to 1996 after being recruited by assistant coach Karl Hobbs.
While at UConn, he was named USA Basketball's Male Athlete of the Year in 1995.


1996 20 Years Old 1 More Event
Allen was drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves with the fifth pick of the 1996 NBA draft. … Read More
2000 - 2002 2 More Events
2003 27 Years Old After an injury-riddled 2003–04 season, he was named to the All-NBA Second Team and, alongside teammate Rashard Lewis, led the Sonics to the Conference Semifinals in 2005.
2004 28 Years Old 1 More Event
During the 2004 preseason, Allen had a brief war of words with Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, whom Allen accused of alienating teammates trying to prove that he did not need Shaquille O'Neal to win games and championships. … Read More


In the 2006–07 regular season, he averaged a career-high 26.4 points per game while adding 4.5 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game.
On February 5, 2007, his name and number were honored at Connecticut's Gampel Pavilion during the "Huskies of Honor" ceremony at halftime of the men's basketball game against the Syracuse Orange.
On February 13, 2008, Allen was named as the replacement for injured East All-Star Caron Butler of the Washington Wizards, who was out with a left hip flexor strain, for the 2008 NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans. … Read More
On February 5, 2009, Allen was named as the All-Star replacement for Orlando Magic point guard Jameer Nelson. … Read More
On June 6, 2010, in Game 2 of the 2010 NBA Finals in a 103–94 victory against the Los Angeles Lakers, Allen set the record for most three-pointers made in an NBA Finals game on 8–11 shooting to tie the series 1–1. … Read More
2013 - 2014 3 More Events
2015 39 Years Old 1 More Event
However, he did not end up joining a team for the 2015–16 season.


2016 40 Years Old In July 2016, Allen began mulling a comeback, and admitted he was "intrigued" by the possibility of competing for another championship.
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