Ray Allen rediscovers arc of triumph
MIAMI -- Ray Allen was here last season, in a Game 7, in the Eastern Conference finals, in AmericanAirlines Arena.
But when that was over, he felt like an outsider. His Boston Celtics lost to LeBron James and last year's eventual champs. And as it came time for Miami to celebrate, Allen and his Boston teammates were ushered aside while the Heat reveled in their designated area, secured by yellow ropes.
"I was telling 'Bron, 'I'm glad to be on this side of the ropes,'" Allen said. ...
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