Ray Allen is least of Celtics' worries

Snapping a season-worst six-game skid trumps spoiling Heat guard's homecoming

Updated: January 27, 2013, 11:17 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

Poor Boston Celtics.

As if it's not bad enough that Boston is mired in a season-worst six-game losing streak that has dropped the team three games below .500 with no magic elixir to cure its inconsistencies, the NBA schedule makers bestowed upon the staggering C's a national stage for Ray Allen's return to Boston with the Miami Heat on Sunday afternoon at TD Garden (1 p.m. ET, ABC).

Talk about terrible timing. The Celtics would probably be content to play this one in a barn ...

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