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Celtics' Ray Allen pleads his case

Updated: May 29, 2012, 9:39 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

MIAMI -- Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers broached the idea of giving veteran shooting guard Ray Allen a game off in order to rest his ailing right ankle. But after consulting with the team's training staff, Allen pleaded his case to stay on the floor.

"My trainers and I discussed [taking a game off]," Allen conceded, "but I really, really do not want go that route. Just put me out there and let me do the best I can."

In an interview with ESPNBoston.com's Jackie MacMullan on ...

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