Ray Allen gets paid his All-Star due

Veteran gets voted onto All-Star Game roster for first time as a Celtic

Updated: February 4, 2011, 12:23 AM ET
By Peter May | ESPNBoston.com

This time around, for the first time in five years, Ray Allen won't have to wait by the phone. He knows he's going to the All-Star Game. Last year, well, he knew he wasn't going because of his rather un-Ray-like play. The three previous years he had made the midseason showcase as an injury replacement selection by NBA commissioner David Stern.

Not this year. The Eastern Conference coaches (with the exception of Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers, who couldn't vote for any of his own) named ...

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