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Celtics coach Rivers starts Allen, Perkins in Game 6 of Finals

Updated: June 18, 2008, 2:24 AM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- Ray Allen played the last two games of the NBA Finals knowing his son had diabetes. The Celtics shooting star even had to take an overnight flight from Los Angeles after spending time with him at a hospital.

On Tuesday night, Walker Allen became the son of a champion.

His father scored 26 points and Boston beat the Los Angeles Lakers 131-92 to win Game 6 and claim its 17th NBA title and first in 22 years.

"It's such a wonderful feeling to be able to do this ...

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