Tony Allen a healthy addition

No longer banged up, he's doing a bang-up job off bench for Celtics

Updated: December 22, 2009, 9:45 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

Still in his untucked game uniform, Tony Allen sat in the locker room with his surgically repaired right ankle submerged in an old mop bucket filled to the brim with ice water -- his reward after logging a season-high 25 minutes in Sunday's 122-104 triumph over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

After scoring a season-best 15 points off the bench, which included a few turn-back-the-clock dunks, Allen wore a pair of hulking ice packs over his knees -- and a wide smile.

Few could have envisioned ...

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