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Ray Allen may have been in Cleveland during Monday’s horrific events, but the Boston Marathon tragedy hit close to home for the guard who called Boston home for five years.
When he was with the Celtics, Allen went to the marathon several times as his mother has run it three times and his wife has completed it twice. On Wednesday, the NBA star told reporters there was no doubt in his mind where he would have been had he not signed with Miami in the offseason.
“We would have been sitting at the finish line, me and my whole family, waiting on my mom and my wife. … They would have been running if we were in Boston,” Allen said. “So that presented some anxiety when I thought about it.”
His anxiety wasn’t limited to what could have been, however, as Allen has personal ties with many victims of the attack.
“We have a family friend that was there, that ran the marathon, and she’s in intensive care now because she lost her leg,” Allen said Wednesday night before the Heat game. “A good friend...
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MIAMI What happened in Boston hit Ray Allen hard.
The Miami Heat guard had played the previous five years with the Boston Celtics. With his mother having run three Boston Marathons and his wife two, Allen said he often has been at the finish line of the race, where two bombs went off Monday, killing three and injuring more than 170.
One of the things that I have played over and...
If he was still a member of the Boston Celtics, Ray Allen knows exactly where he would have been when a pair of explosions rocked the Boston Marathon.
He'd have been at the finish line - where the bombings occurred.
In the Miami Heat locker room on Wednesday, Allen told reporters that a friend of his family was among those who lost a leg in Monday's deadly explosions at...
For Ray Allen, the Boston Marathon bombing hit close to home. The former Celtic has a friend who lost a leg Monday and was also close with Krystle Marie Campbell, the 29-year-old who lost her life in the explosion.
According to the Palm Beach Post:
Allen has a family friend who ran the race Monday, and is in intensive care after losing her leg. Another close friend owns a restaurant...
With his 270th three-pointer of the season, Golden State's Steph Curry broke Ray Allens' all-time NBA single season record for most threes made.
MIAMI (AP) — If he was still a member of the Boston Celtics, Ray Allen knows exactly where he would have been when a pair of explosions rocked the Boston Marathon., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/friend-of-ray-allens-among-those-hurt-in-marathon-yahoo-sports
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Stephen Curry is just two three-pointers shy of breaking Ray Allen's single-season record of 269 made threes.
OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry is two shots shy of setting a new NBA standard, and the question circulating around the Golden State Warriors locker room ahead of the season finale at Portland on Wednesday night is when — not if — he will break Ray Allen‘s single-season record of 269 3-pointers.
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