Originally written on State Of The Celtics  |  Last updated 11/12/14
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This shouldn't come as a huge surprise as the Celtics will make sure that Ray's as close to 100 percent as possible before bringing him back. We knew going into the season that, for the vast majority of the C's, it will take a little longer for them to recover from these types of bumps and bruises. In addition, A. Sherrod Blakely informed us that Ray and his wife are "expecting a new addition" any day now, so a quick congratulations goes out to the Allen family.

On a positive note in regards to Celtics injuries, the Boston Globe is reporting that Rajon Rondo is expected to return for Thursday's game against the Magic and Keyon Dooling may return for the game as well. Those two injuries was the reason why Avery Bradley has been given a ton of minutes over the last few games and some chances to show what he can really do. He did just that by giving Jameer Nelson fits all game last night. Expect Bradley to see some more minutes on Thursday regardless of the statuses of Rondo and Dooling, just for defensive purposes alone.
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