Ray Allen back from ankle injury

Updated: January 30, 2012, 12:48 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Celtics guard Ray Allen was back in the starting lineup Sunday against the Cleveland Cavaliers after missing the last three games with an ankle injury.

He scored 22 points, but the Celtics lost 88-87.

"I felt great personally," said Allen, who was 9-of-14 from the floor. "I just tried to play. Going with how I felt, I was very aware of my body early and I felt great. As the game went on, I got to feeling a lot better out there."

But Allen ultimately was left ...

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