Ray Allen arrives just in time

Playing through pain, he's re-emerged as the deadly weapon the Celtics need

Updated: June 4, 2012, 3:45 PM ET
By Peter May | ESPNBoston.com

I think we need to check Ray Allen's passport. Did he make a quick trip to Lourdes when we weren't paying attention? Did he make a secret overnight visit to Bosnia-Herzegovina to worship at the shrine at Medjugorje?

We are not seeing vintage Allen in this Eastern Conference finals series between Boston and Miami. No one is even suggesting that. Vintage Ray wouldn't have hit the side of the backboard with a 3-point attempt, as he did Sunday night in the Celtics' 93-91 victory over the Heat ...

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