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(Stop thinking about what happened with Shaq last season, Jay.)(Just stop it. Ray Allen isn’t Shaq.)(Is he?)For the umpteenth time, it seems, Doc Rivers noted that while he’s far from sure when (or whether) Ray Allen will return, he’s pretty sure No. 20 will be ready for the playoffs. (CLNS Radio)Rivers said Allen is “probable” for the playoffs, but still isn’t sure the Celtics will have their sharpest shooter when the first round begins Sunday.“It’s a concern, that’s all I can tell you. I don’t know much more than that,” Rivers said. “I think he’s probable — in football terms, isn’t that the term they use when there’s a chance more than 50 percent that he’ll play? So let’s put him at probable.”Allen, like Pietrus, would have to deal with getting his conditioning back while on the fly. That leaves Rivers slightly concerned even if Allen comes back Sunday.The Celtics coach said, “He’s hasn’t played in quite a while. To go from zero to 100 — which is what the play
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