Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 4/12/12
ESPN Boston Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen, who sat out Wednesday's win against the Atlanta Hawks because of swelling in his ailing right ankle, did not travel with the team to Toronto on Thursday in advance of the start of a four-game road trip. Allen missed six games after injuring the ankle during Boston's West Coast road trip in mid-March. He developed swelling that limited his mobility. An MRI revealed no structural damage in the ankle, but he received a cortisone shot shortly before his return. It just swells, I guess," Rivers said. "I don't know. I got a call a little while ago (informing him that Allen would be out). It is what it is. ... I'm just more concerned that this is the second or third time this has happened. So that's concerning." Rivers said his expectation was Allen would travel with the team and play in Toronto, but him not making the trip is not an encouraging sign about the status of his ankle.
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