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Doc Rivers OK without Ray Allen

Celtics coach says it was time to part ways, has faith in new guard rotation

Updated: September 24, 2012, 11:51 AM ET
By Jackie MacMullan | ESPNBoston.com

At some point, the Boston Celtics needed to get over Ray Allen.

Let's just say Doc Rivers is there.

"I tell you what," Rivers declared, "You give me [Rajon] Rondo and Avery [Bradley] and Jason Terry and Courtney Lee and I'll take that four-guard rotation over any other in the league."

While the sting of Allen's departure lingers among the Celtics' loyal fan base, Allen's former team has turned the page. Stick 'em with a syringe of ...

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