HEAT Bio: Ray Allen

     
Ray Allen

Ray Allen Back for 2013-14

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The Miami HEAT announced today that guard Ray Allen has exercised his player option for the 2013-14 season. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Press Release
Ray Allen Gives HEAT Another Title Shot

Allen Gives HEAT Another Title Shot

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Ray Allen has seen and done and won a lot during the course of his brilliant 17-year NBA career. Like a 2000 Olympic Gold medal. A 2008 NBA Championship. Four franchises (on both coasts and in the heart of the midwest). Ten NBA All-Star Game selections. And an NBA-record 2,857 3-point field goals (the closest active player to that mark, New York Knicks guard Jason Kidd, has 1,988 long-distance hits). But this season has been a bit different. Read more..
Ray Allen and The Impossible Choice

Ray Allen and The Impossible Choice

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One step in the wrong direction. That's all it took to free Ray Allen for the game-winning four-point play against the Denver Nuggets. But what can you do when faced with the impossible question of whether to stick Allen in the corner or help on an attacking LeBron James? Read the Article
The Ray Allen Play Featuring Ray Allen

The Ray Allen Special

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The Miami HEAT and Boston Celtics may be pitted as bitter rivals when they face one another tonight, but on the court each team has a little common ground in the form of one of Doc Rivers' plays that goes beyond past and present players. Read the Article
Pacing and Spacing the Celtics

Pacing and Spacing the Celtics

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The Miami HEAT had a perfect opening night against the Boston Celtics, but the game isn't going to be a strong indicator of future results. What will be an indicator is the HEAT's offensive philosophy and the habits they've built to sustain pace and space, producing one open look after another agaisnt one of the league's premier defenses. Read the Article
     
Position: Guard
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 205
Years Pro: 16
Birthdate: 7/20/75
College: Connecticut

CAREER  TRANSACTIONS:
Selected in the first round of the 1996 NBA Draft (fifth overall) by the Minnesota Timberwolves…draft rights were traded along with a future first-round draft choice to the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for the draft rights to Stephon Marbury on June 26, 1996…signed with the Bucks on June 27, 1996…signed a contract extension with the Bucks on Feb. 10, 1999…traded by the Bucks along with Ronald  Murray, Kevin Ollie and a conditional 2003 first-round draft choice to the Seattle SuperSonics for Desmond Mason and Gary Payton on Feb. 20, 2003…traded by Seattle along with the draft rights to Glen Davis to the Boston Celtics for Wally Szczerbiak, Delonte West and the draft rights to Jeff Green on June 28, 2007…signed by the HEAT as a free agent on July 11, 2012.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER:
Has appeared in 1,227 games during his 17-year NBA career and has made 1,140 starts…has averaged 19.4 points, 4.1 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 1.14 steals and 36.2 minutes while shooting 45.2 percent from the floor, 40.1 percent from three-point range and 89.4 percent from the foul line…has missed a total of 120 games in his career with 108 games due to injury or illness, five as a DNP-CD, four while serving a league mandated suspension, one as a healthy scratch on the inactive list, one for personal reasons and one game while waiting for a trade to be approved by the NBA…is a 10-time NBA All-Star…earned All-NBA Second Team and All-NBA Third Team honors once each…was an All-Rookie Second Team selection…is a seven-time NBA Player of the Week…is the NBA’s all-time leader in three-point field goals made and attempted and also ranks among the NBA all-time leaders in free throw percentage (5th), minutes played (14th), points (21st), field goal attempts (22nd), games played (24th), field goals made (27th) and three-point field goal percentage (33rd)…has scored in double figures on 1,098 occasions, including 582 games with at least 20 points, 130 games with 30-or-more points, 13 games of at least 40 points and one 50-point performance…his longest stretch of consecutive games scoring in double figures is 126 games (Jan. 20, 2006-Jan. 2, 2008)…his longest stretch of consecutive 20-point efforts is 10 (Jan. 30-Feb. 23, 2007 and Apr. 12-Nov. 16, 2004)…his longest stretch of consecutive 30-point games is three (Apr. 4-9, 2006 and Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2001)…has grabbed double-figure rebounds on 29 occasions and handed out double-figure assists 14 times…has recorded 38 double-doubles and three triple-doubles…has led the NBA in three-point field goals made in a season a league-record three times…has 812 multi-trey games…his longest streak of consecutive games with at least one three-point field goal made is 47 (Jan. 6-Dec. 5, 2007)…his longest stretch of consecutive games played is 400 (Nov. 1, 1996-Dec. 20, 2001) and his longest stretch of consecutive starts is 655 (Dec. 7, 2002-Apr. 4, 2012)…has shot at least 82 percent from the foul line in each of his 17 seasons and has topped 90 percent nine seasons including six of the last eight and eight of the last 11…has recorded 373 multi-steal games and 22 multi-block games...has appeared in 151 postseason games (120 starts) and has averaged 17.0 points, 3.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 0.99 steals and 36.7 minutes while shooting 44.5 percent from the floor, 40.3 percent from three-point range and 88.1 percent from the foul line…is the NBA’s all-time postseason leader in three-point field goals made and ranks second all-time in three-point attempts…has scored in double figures in 115 postseason contests, including 59 games with at least 20 points, 11 games with 30-or-more points, three games of at least 40 points and one 50-point effort…has grabbed double-figure rebounds three times in postseason play and has handed out double-figure assists once…has four postseason double-doubles…came off the bench in all 10 of the NBA All-Star Games in which he has appeared and has averaged 14.5 points, 2.6 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 1.10 steals and 20.1 minutes.

2012-13 SEASON:
Came off the bench in all 79 games in which he appeared for the HEAT and averaged 10.9 points (.449 FG%, .886 FT%), 2.7 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 25.8 minutes…missed three games due to injury/illness…sat out Miami’s Dec. 26 clash at Charlotte with right shoulder pain, missed the Feb. 8 game vs. the Clippers due to a cold and sat out the Apr. 5 game at Charlotte due to a sprained right ankle…led the HEAT in free throw percentage and both three-point field goals made and attempted…ranked second on the team in games played and three-point field goal percentage…scored in double figures 49 times, including seven 20-point games…the seven 20-point efforts off the bench tied for the third highest single-season total in franchise history…had the two longest consecutive free throws made streaks for the HEAT in 2012-13 (29 from Nov. 29-Jan. 10 and 25 from Mar. 12-Apr. 10)…converted 37 of 38 technical free throws on the season, including each of the final 35 attempts which was the longest streak of consecutive technical free throws made since Allen hit 42 straight from Jan. 31, 2010-Nov. 21, 2010…hit at least one three-point field goal in a season-high 17 consecutive games from Feb. 12-Mar. 17…recorded his lone four-point play of the season with 0:06.7 remaining against Denver on Nov. 3 to rally Miami from one point down to a three-point victory in just his second home game as a member of the HEAT, finishing with a season-high 23 points…scored his 23,000th career point vs. Phoenix on Nov. 5…grabbed his 5,000th career rebound vs. Sacramento on Feb. 26…appeared in his 1,200th career game vs. Cleveland on Feb. 24…Season Highs: 23 points (twice), seven rebounds (twice), six assists (twice), five steals (twice), two blocks (twice) and 41:12 minutes (vs. Sacramento, Feb. 26).

2011-12 SEASON:
Appeared in 46 games (42 starts) for the Boston Celtics and averaged 14.2 points (.458 FG%, .915 FT%), 3.1 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.07 steals and 34.0 minutes…missed a total of 20 games due to injury…sat out 15 games with a sore right ankle (six from Mar. 23-Apr. 1 and the final nine games from Apr. 11-26), three games due to a left ankle injury (Jan. 23-27) and two games with flu-like symptoms (Jan. 4 and Mar. 2)…shot a career high and franchise single-season record 45.3 percent from three-point range and finished fourth in the NBA in three-point accuracy…led the C’s in three-point field goals made, three-point field goal percentage and free throw percentage…topped the Celtics in scoring on 12 occasions…had 34 double-digit scoring efforts and hit the 20-point mark 11 times…recorded his 4,000th career assist vs. Oklahoma City on Jan. 16…Season Highs: 28 points (at Miami, Dec. 27), eight assists (at Cleveland, Jan. 31), seven rebounds (vs. San Antonio, Apr. 4), four steals (three times), two blocks (vs. Detroit, Feb. 15) and 44:58 minutes (vs. New York, Mar. 4).

2010-11 SEASON:
Started all 80 games in which he appeared for the Celtics and averaged 16.5 points (.491 FG%, .881 FT%), 3.4 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 36.1 minutes…did not miss any games due to injury…was a DNP-CD once (Apr. 11) and a healthy scratch on the inactive list once (Apr. 13)…was selected as an Eastern Conference reserve for the All-Star Game marking his 10th All-Star appearance…became the NBA’s all-time leader in three-point field goals made, eclipsing Reggie Miller, on Feb. 10 vs. the Lakers…set a single-season career high in field goal percentage…ranked among the NBA leaders in three-point field goal percentage (2nd), free throw percentage (9th), minutes per game (24th) and scoring average (36th)…led Boston in minutes, three-point field goals made and attempted, three-point field goal percentage and free throw percentage…topped the Celtics in scoring 24 times and in minutes 28 times…scored in double figures 71 times, including 22 of 20-or-more points and a pair of 30-point efforts…eclipsed Gary Payton for 25th place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list on Feb. 4 vs. Dallas…Season Highs: 35 points (at Miami, Nov. 11), eight rebounds (at Toronto, Nov. 21), eight assists (vs. Toronto, Nov. 26), four steals (vs. Atlanta, Dec. 16), two blocks (vs. Dallas, Feb. 4) and 44:13 minutes (at New Orleans, Mar. 19).

2009-10 SEASON:
Started all 80 games in which he appeared for the Celtics and averaged 16.3 points (.477 FG%, .913 FT%), 3.2 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 35.2 minutes…missed one game (Feb. 10) due to back spasms and missed another as a DNP-CD (Apr. 14)…was the NBA’s Atlantic Division Sportsmanship Award recipient...ranked among the NBA leaders in free throw percentage (3rd) and minutes (40th)…led the team in points, field goals made and attempted, three-pointers made and attempted and free throw percentage…topped the Celtics in scoring 23 times…scored in double figures 69 times, including 25 with at least 20 points and one 30-point effort…scored his 20,000th career point on a three-pointer vs. Washington on Dec. 10…played his 1,000th career game on Mar. 3 vs. Charlotte…became the second player in NBA history to attempt 6,000 career three-pointers on Feb. 1 vs. Washington…Season Highs: 33 points (vs. Cleveland, Apr. 4), seven rebounds (five times), six assists (twice), four steals (vs. Miami, Jan. 6), two blocks (four times) and 44:10 minutes (at Golden State, Dec. 28).

2008-09 SEASON:
Started all 79 games in which he appeared for Boston and averaged 18.2 points (.480 FG%, .952 FT%), 3.5 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 36.4 minutes…missed one game due to a right elbow strain (Mar. 18), one due to an NBA suspension (Apr. 14) and was a DNP-CD in the season finale (Apr. 15)…was selected as a reserve for the Eastern Conference All-Star team…was the NBA’s Atlantic Division Sportsmanship Award recipient...set a single-season career high and Celtics single-season franchise record for free throw percentage…ranked among the NBA leaders in free throw percentage (2nd), three-point field goal percentage (26th), scoring (30th) and minutes (33rd)…led the Celtics in three-pointers made and attempted and free throw percentage…topped the team in scoring 23 times…scored in double figures 72 times, including 33 with 20-or-more points and six 30-point efforts…set the Celtics franchise record for most consecutive free throws made with 72 (Dec. 28-Feb. 22), breaking Larry Bird’s record of 71…played his 900th career game at Houston on Jan. 7…grabbed his 4,000th  career rebound at New York on Dec. 21…logged in his 35,000th career minute vs. New Jersey on Apr. 8…Season Highs: 36 points (at Toronto, Jan. 11), nine rebounds (twice), seven assists (vs. Dallas, Jan. 25), three steals (three times), one block (13 times) and 48:35 minutes (vs. Charlotte, Jan. 6).

2007-08 SEASON:
Started all 73 games in which he appeared for the Boston Celtics and averaged 17.4 points (.445 FG%, .907 FT%), 3.7 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 35.9 minutes…missed a total of seven games due to injury…missed two games (Dec. 14-16) with a sore right ankle, one (Jan. 9) with a pinched nerve in his neck, one (Jan 29) due to the flu and three (Mar. 15-18) with a jammed left ankle…was a DNP-CD twice (Apr. 5 and Apr. 14)…was named to the All-Star Game as a replacement for Caron Butler and scored a game-high 28 points in 18 minutes off the bench while shooting 5-of-6 from three-point territory...ranked fourth in the NBA in free throw percentage…led the Celtics in three-point field goals made and attempted, three-point field goal percentage and free throw percentage…topped the team in scoring 17 times and in minutes 29 times…scored in double figures 67 times, including 25 with at least 20 points and three 30-point games…when he was held to two points on Jan. 4 vs. Memphis it snapped his streak of consecutive double-figure scoring games at a career-high 126 games…grabbed double-figure rebounds once and posted one double-double…made his 2,000th career three-pointer vs. Portland on Jan. 16…Season Highs: 35 points (vs. Portland, Jan. 16), 10 rebounds (at New Jersey, Nov. 10), eight assists (vs. Phoenix, Mar. 26), four steals (three times), one block (16 times) and 49:10 minutes (at Toronto, Nov. 4).

2006-07 SEASON:
Started each of the 55 games in which he appeared for the Sonics and averaged 26.4 points (.438 FG%, .903 FT%), 4.5 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 1.49 steals and 40.3 minutes…missed 26 games due to injury (nine games with a talus bone contusion in his right foot from Dec. 5-20 and the final 17 games of the season from Mar. 21-Apr. 18 with bone spurs in his left ankle)…missed one game (Dec. 28 at Denver) due to the birth of his son…made the Western Conference All-Star Team…set single-season career highs in scoring average and minutes per game…ranked among the NBA leaders in free throw percentage (4th), minutes per game (tied-5th) and scoring average (6th)…led the team in points, scoring average, field goals made and attempted, three-pointers made and attempted, free throws made, free throw percentage and minutes per game…topped the Sonics in scoring 40 times...scored in double figures in all 55 games in which he appeared, including 44 with at least 20 points, 18 with 30-or-more points, a pair of 40-point efforts and a 50-point output…grabbed double-figure rebounds on three occasions and handed out double-figure assists once…recorded four double-doubles…dished out his 3,000th assist vs. Denver on Jan. 23…scored a career-high 54 points vs. Utah on Jan. 12 and also recorded career highs in field goals made (17) and attempted (32)…Season Highs: 54 points (vs. Utah, Jan. 12), 11 rebounds (at Golden State, Nov. 18), 11 assists (vs. Cleveland, Jan. 16), six steals (at LA Lakers, Nov. 3), two blocks (vs. New Orleans/Oklahoma City, Dec. 26) and 45:57 minutes (at Golden State, Nov. 18).

2005-06 SEASON:
Started all 78 games in which he played for the SuperSonics and averaged 25.1 points (.454 FG%, .903 FT%), 4.3 rebounds, 3.7 assists, 1.35 steals and 38.7 minutes…missed three games (Jan. 13-16) due to a NBA suspension and one game (Feb. 24 at Orlando) with a stomach flu…made his sixth All-Star appearance…led the NBA in three-point field goals made and attempted and ranked among the league leaders in free throw percentage (3rd) and scoring average (10th)…made seven three-pointers vs. Denver on Apr. 19, bringing his season total to 269 and breaking the NBA single-season record of 267 treys set by Dennis Scott in 1995-96…hit four three-pointers on Apr. 7 to move past Dale Ellis (1,719) into second place on the NBA’s all-time three-pointers made list…set single-season career highs in points scored, field goals made and attempted and three-pointers made and attempted…led the team in points, scoring average, field goals made and attempted, three-pointers made and attempted, three-point field goal percentage, free throw percentage, minutes and starts…topped the team in scoring 50 times…scored in double figures 77 times, including a career-high 59 games with at least 20 points, a career-high 24 games with at least 30 points and one 40-point effort…the lone game he did not score in double figures was Jan 11 vs. Orlando after getting ejected with one point in eight minutes…grabbed double-figure rebounds once and posted one double-double…scored his 15,000th career point in L.A. vs. the Lakers on Mar. 12…made his 5,000th career field goal at Indiana on Jan. 2…had a career-high 67 multi-trey games…Season Highs: 42 points (at Phoenix, Jan. 22), 10 rebounds (at L.A. Lakers, Mar. 12), eight assists (twice), four steals (vs. Cleveland, Dec. 2), two blocks (twice) and 51:04 minutes (at Phoenix, Jan. 22).

2004-05 SEASON:
Started all 78 games in which he appeared for Seattle and averaged 23.9 points (.428 FG%, .883 FT%), 4.4 rebounds, 3.7 assists, 1.08 steals and 39.3 minutes…missed four games due to injury or illness…missed two games (Jan. 31 and Feb. 1) with a viral infection and two games with a sprained right ankle (Mar. 22 and Apr. 20)…named to the All-NBA Second Team…was selected as a reserve for the NBA All-Star Game and was the game’s top scorer with 17 points…earned Western Conference Player of the Week honors twice…set single-season career highs in free throws made and attempted…ranked among the league leaders in free throw percentage (7th) and scoring (10th)…led the team in points, scoring average, field goals made and attempted, three-pointers made and attempted, free throws made and attempted and minutes…topped the Sonics in scoring 45 times…led the team in scoring and ranked 10th in the league…scored in double figures 77 times, including 55 with at least 20 points, 19 with at least 30 points and one 40-point effort…the lone game he did not score in double figures was a six-point effort on Mar. 20 at the Lakers when he left the game at the 2:12 mark of the opening quarter with a right ankle sprain, snapping the second longest consecutive double-figure scoring streak of his career at 89 games…grabbed double-figure rebounds once and posted one double-double…participated in the Three-Point Shootout at All-Star Weekend…Season Highs: 40 points (vs. New York, Mar. 25), 10 rebounds (at Minnesota, Apr. 17), nine assists (vs. Indiana, Nov. 28), four steals (at Washington, Jan. 6), one block (five times) and 47 minutes (vs. New York, Mar. 25).

2003-04 SEASON:
Started all 56 games in which he appeared for Seattle and averaged 23.0 points (.440 FG%, .904 FT%), 5.1 rebounds, a career-high 4.8 assists, 1.27 steals and 38.4 minutes…missed the first 25 games of the season (Oct. 27-Dec. 23) after having right ankle surgery on Nov. 1…missed one game due to the flu (Mar. 7)…was chosen as a Western Conference reserve for the NBA All-Star Game…was named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week once…led the team in scoring average, free throws made and attempted, free throw percentage and three-pointers made…topped the Sonics in scoring 32 times…scored in double figures 54 times, including 39 of at least 20 points, eight of 30-plus points and three 40-point efforts…grabbed double-figure rebounds three times and handed out double-figure assists a career-high four times…posted six double-doubles and one triple-double…recorded his third career triple-double with 18 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists on Jan. 28 vs. the Lakers in Los Angeles…Season Highs: 42 points (vs. Portland, Jan. 5), 11 rebounds (vs. Philadelphia, Feb. 19), 11 assists (twice), four steals (twice), one block (11 times) and 48 minutes (vs. Utah, Feb. 25).

2002-03 SEASON:
Split the season between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Seattle SuperSonics…started 75 of the 76 games in which he appeared and averaged 22.5 points (.439 FG%, .916 FT%), 5.0 rebounds, 4.4 assists, 1.36 steals and 37.9 minutes…missed five games (Nov. 25-Dec. 3) due to a sprained right ankle, one game resting a sore right ankle (Dec. 31) and one game awaiting trade approval…captured the 2002-03 NBA Sportsmanship Award…was named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week once…led the NBA in three-point field goals made and ranked among the league leaders in free throw percentage (2nd) and scoring (tied-10th)…scored in double figures 74 times, including 48 with at least 20 points, 11 with at least 30 points and one 40-point effort…scored in double figures in 61 consecutive games from Dec. 5-Apr. 11…grabbed double-figure rebounds three times and handed out double-figure assists once…tallied three double-doubles and one triple-double…appeared in 47 games (46 starts) with the Bucks and averaged 21.3 points (.437 FG%, .913 FT%), 4.6 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.21 steals and 35.8 minutes…led Milwaukee in scoring average…topped the Bucks in scoring 21 times…set a career high and Milwaukee franchise record with 17 three-pointers attempted at Cleveland on Dec. 9…started all 29 games in which he appeared for the Sonics and averaged 24.5 points (.441 FG%, .920 FT%), 5.9 assists, 5.6 rebounds, 1.59 steals and 41.3 minutes…topped the Sonics in scoring and assists 19 times each…scored 20-or-more points in each of his first eight games with the Sonics and 15 of the first 16…recorded his second career triple-double on Feb. 28 vs. the Lakers with 29 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists…in his debut in a Sonics uniform, he tallied 26 points, a career-high-tying 13 rebounds and nine assists at the L.A. Lakers on Feb. 23, the highest point and rebound totals of a player in their first game playing for Seattle…Season Highs: 40 points (at L.A. Clippers, Mar. 1), 13 rebounds (twice), 10 assists (vs. L.A. Lakers, Feb. 28), four steals (three times), two blocks (twice) and 48 minutes (at Chicago, Apr. 1).

2001-02 SEASON:
Appeared in 69 games (67 starts) for the Bucks and averaged 21.8 points (.462 FG%, .873 FT%), 4.5 rebounds, 3.9 assists, 1.28 steals and 36.6 minutes…missed 13 games (seven from Dec. 22-Jan. 2 and six from Mar. 26-Apr. 3) due to left knee tendinitis…had played in 400 consecutive games, including a league-best 388 straight starts, before sitting out on December 22nd because of left knee tendinitis…was named to his third consecutive All-Star Team as a reserve for the Eastern Conference…was a two-time NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week…was a team co-captain…led the NBA in three-point field goals made and ranked among league leaders in three-point percentage (10th), scoring (12th), free throw percentage (13th) and field goals made (32nd)…led the Bucks in points, scoring average, three-point field goals made and attempted and free throw percentage…topped Milwaukee in scoring a team-high 30 times…scored in double figures 67 times, including 46 with at least 20 points, 11 with 30-or-more points and one 40-point performance…scored a season-high 47 points vs. Charlotte on Apr. 14, including 10-of-14 from behind the arc, setting a career high and team record for threes in a game…broke his own single-season franchise record with his 203rd  trey of the season in Philadelphia on Apr. 7…tied his career high by grabbing 13 rebounds vs. Golden State on Feb. 22…Season Highs: 47 points (vs. Charlotte, Apr. 14), 13 rebounds (vs. Golden State, Feb. 22), nine assists (at Washington, Nov. 14), four steals (at Dallas, Dec. 20), two blocks (twice) and 47 minutes (at Utah, Oct. 30).

2000-01 SEASON:
Started all 82 games for Milwaukee and averaged 22.0 points (.480 FG%, .888 FT%),  5.2 rebounds, 4.6 assists, 1.51 steals and 38.2 minutes…was an All-NBA Third Team selection…was named NBA Player of the Week once…recorded single-season career highs in defensive rebounds, total rebounds, rebound average and assists…ranked among the NBA leaders in three-pointers made (2nd), three-point field goal percentage (tied-7th), free throw percentage (7th), scoring average (15th), steals (tied-17th), free throws made (20th), field goal percentage (tied-22nd), minutes (tied-22nd), and assists (tied-30th)…broke the franchise record for consecutive games played when he appeared in his 330th consecutive game on Jan. 9 vs. Washington…tied for the team lead in scoring average and led in points, three-pointers made and attempted, three-point field goal percentage, free throws made and attempted, free throw percentage, steals, starts and minutes…topped the team in scoring a team-high 32 times, in steals 33 times and in assists on 16 occasions…for the second straight year, he was the only Bucks player to start all 82 games…scored in double figures in every game but one (Dec. 23 vs. Boston), including 46 with at least 20 points, 13 with 30-or-more points and three 40-point efforts…grabbed double-figure rebounds six times and handed out double-figure assists three times…had eight double-doubles (tying his career high) and one triple-double…recorded his first career triple-double with 20 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds at Boston on Feb. 7…set career highs in free throws made (19) and attempted (20) at Washington on Nov. 25…had a career-high six steals vs. Cleveland on Jan. 3…won the Three-Point Shootout at All-Star Weekend…Season Highs: 43 points (vs. Utah, Apr. 12), 11 rebounds (three times), 11 assists (twice), six steals (vs. Cleveland, Jan. 3), two blocks (three times) and 47 minutes (vs. Chicago, Mar. 3).

1999-00 SEASON:
Started all 82 games for Milwaukee and averaged 22.1 points (.455 FG%, .887 FT%), 4.4 rebounds, 3.8 assists, 1.34 steals and 37.4 minutes…was selected as a reserve for the Eastern Conference All-Star Team…ranked among the NBA leaders in three-point field goals made (2nd), free throw percentage (5th), three-point field goal percentage (11th), field goals made (13th), scoring average (14th), free throws made (18th), minutes (22nd), steals (33rd) and assists (tied-44th)…led the Bucks in points, scoring average, three-point field goals made and attempted, three-point field goal percentage, free throw percentage, steals, starts and minutes…topped Milwaukee in scoring a team-high 33 times and also led in steals 24 times and in assists 10 times…scored in double figures 81 times, including 50 with at least 20 points and nine 30-point efforts…the only game he did not score in double figures was the season finale vs. Washington when he played just six minutes…scored his 5,000th career point at New Jersey on Mar. 1…grabbed double-figure rebounds once and handed out double-figure assists twice…posted three double-doubles…was the only Bucks player to start all 82 games…tied his career high with 13 assists vs. Seattle on Jan. 20…Season Highs: 36 points (twice), 13 assists (vs. Seattle, Jan. 20), 10 rebounds (vs. Toronto, Feb. 5), five steals (twice), two blocks (three times) and 49 minutes (at Washington, Apr. 15).

1998-99 SEASON:
Started all 50 games for the Bucks and averaged 17.1 points (.450 FG%, .903 FT%), 4.2 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 1.06 steals and 34.4 minutes…ranked fourth in the NBA in free throw percentage…led the team in three-point field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, free throw percentage, assists, steals, minutes and starts…topped the team in scoring 23 times…scored in double figures 42 times, including 14 with at least 20 points and one 30-point effort…grabbed double-figure rebounds once and registered one double-double…was one of three Bucks to play in every game and the only one to start all 50 games…Season Highs: 31 points (vs. Miami, Apr. 14), 10 rebounds (at New Jersey, Mar. 2), seven assists (four times), four steals (vs. New Jersey, Feb. 11), one block (seven times) and 44 minutes (at Indiana, Apr. 21).

1997-98 SEASON:
Was the only Buck to start all 82 games and averaged 19.5 points (.428 FG%, .875 FT%), 4.9 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 1.35 steals and 40.1 minutes…recorded single-season career highs in minutes, offensive rebounds and steals…led the team in points, field goals made and attempted, three-point field goals made and attempted, three-point field goal percentage, free throws made and attempted, free throw percentage and minutes and tied for the lead in steals…ranked among the NBA leaders in scoring average (17th), free throw percentage (3rd) and minutes per game (5th)…led the team in scoring 32 times, in assists 21 times and in steals 17 times…scored in double figures 73 times, including 45 with at least 20 points, three of 30-or-more points and one 40-point effort…grabbed double-figure rebounds six times and handed out double-figure assists three times…had a career-high eight double-doubles…handed out a career-high 13 assists against the Lakers on Feb. 24…played a career-high 54 minutes at New Jersey on Dec. 27…was named Bucks Player of the Month for February…Season Highs: 40 points (vs. Minnesota, Apr. 18), 13 assists (vs. L.A. Lakers, Feb. 24), 10 rebounds (six times), five steals (at Boston, Dec. 10), two blocks (at Denver, Apr. 1) and 54 minutes (at New Jersey, Dec. 27).

1996-97 SEASON:
Appeared in all 82 games (81 starts) for Milwaukee and averaged 13.4 points (.430 FG%, .823 FT%), 4.0 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 30.9 minutes…earned NBA All-Rookie Second Team honors…led the team in starts, three-point field goals made and attempted, three-point field goal percentage and free throw percentage…topped Milwaukee in scoring six times and in steals 17 times…scored in double figures 55 times, including 13 with at least 20 points and one 30-point performance…hit the 100,000th field goal in Bucks history in Atlanta on Jan. 18…the lone game he did not start was vs. Washington on Nov. 23…made his NBA debut at Philadelphia on Nov. 1…appeared in the Rookie Game at All-Star Weekend and also appeared in the Slam Dunk contest on All-Star Saturday…Season Highs: 32 points (at Phoenix, Mar. 25), nine rebounds (twice), nine assists (vs. Philadelphia, Feb. 1), four steals (vs. Boston, Dec. 8), one block (10 times) and 45 minutes (vs. Philadelphia, Feb. 1).

NBA PLAYOFFS:
2013: Came off the bench in all 23 games for the NBA Champion HEAT and averaged 10.2 points (.430 FG%, .870 FT%), 2.8 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 24.9 minutes…led the HEAT in three-pointers made, three-point field goal percentage and free throw percentage and tied for second in three-point attempts…topped Miami in scoring twice and in rebounds and assists once each…was the HEAT’s leading scorer off the bench a team-high 13 times and led the Miami reserves in minutes a team-high 15 times…scored in double figures 10 times, including four games with at least 20 points…averaged 16.5 points (.467 FG%, 1.000 FT%), 4.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.00 steals and 28.8 minutes in the Opening Round vs. Milwaukee…led the HEAT in three-pointers made and attempted, three-point field goal percentage and free throw percentage in the Milwaukee series…became the NBA’s all-time postseason leader in three-point field goals made in Game 3 at Milwaukee on Apr. 25…averaged 8.8 points (.414 FG%, .889 FT%), 1.8 rebounds and 21.4 minutes in the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. Chicago…led Miami in free throw percentage in the Chicago series…averaged 7.1 points (.308 FG%, .667 FT%), 3.1 rebounds and 22.6 minutes in the Eastern Conference Finals vs. Indiana…averaged 10.6 points (.543 FG%, .923 FT%), 2.3 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 27.6 minutes in the NBA Finals vs. San Antonio…led the HEAT in both free throw percentage and three-point field goal percentage (.545) in the Finals…his three-point field goal with 5.2 seconds remaining in regulation in Game 6 at Miami on June 18 tied the score and forced overtime as Miami overcome a five-point deficit in the final 20.1 seconds of regulation, he then scored a team-high four points in the overtime period to help the HEAT force a decisive Game 7…2012: Appeared in 18 games (10 starts) for the Boston Celtics and averaged 10.7 points (.395 FG%, .711 FT%), 4.1 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 34.2 minutes…led the Celtics in three-pointers made and attempted…scored in double figures 12 times…came off the bench in all four games he played in the Opening Round vs. Atlanta and averaged 11.8 points (.447 FG%, .571 FT%), 4.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 28.0 minutes…appeared in all seven games (three starts) of the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. Philadelphia and averaged 8.9 points (.383 FG%, .778 FT%), 3.7 rebounds and 31.9 minutes…started all seven games of the Eastern Conference Finals vs. Miami and averaged 11.9 points (.377 FG%, .773 FT%), 4.3 rebounds, 1.14 steals and 40.1 minutes…2011:  Started all nine games for Boston and averaged 18.9 points (.523 FG%, .960 FT%), 3.8 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.22 steals in 40.1 minutes…connected on 57.1 percent from beyond the arc (32-for-56)…ranked among the NBA postseason leaders in free throw percentage (1st), three-point field goal percentage (3rd), field goal percentage (5th), minutes per game (10th) and scoring average (17th)…led Boston in field goal percentage, three-pointers made and attempted, three-point field goal percentage, free throw percentage and minutes…scored in double figures eight times, including three games with 20-or-more points and one 30-point effort…averaged 22.0 points (.574 FG%, 1.000 FT%), 4.5 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.50 steals and 40.0 minutes in Boston’s Opening Round sweep of New York…combined with Paul Pierce to hit 14 three-pointers vs. the Knicks in Game 3 of the First Round (Apr. 22) setting a record for the most three-pointers by a pair teammates in NBA postseason history…averaged 16.4 points (.473 FG%, .938 FT%), 3.2 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 40.2 minutes in the Eastern Conference Semifinals series vs. Miami…2010: Started all 24 games for Boston and averaged 16.1 points (.431 FG%, .863 FT%), 3.3 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 38.5 minutes…scored in double figures 18 times, including nine with 20-or-more points and one 30-point effort…averaged 19.4 points (.524 FG%, .706 FT%), 3.4 assists, 2.6 rebounds and 35.4 minutes in the Opening Round vs. Miami…averaged 15.7 points (.425 FG%, .933 FT%), 3.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 38.5 minutes in the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. Cleveland…averaged 15.7 points (.437 FG%, .826 FT%), 4.7 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 40.5 minutes in the Eastern Conference Finals vs. Orlando…averaged 14.6 points (.367 FG%, .960 FT%), 2.7 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 39.3 minutes in the NBA Finals vs. the L.A. Lakers…set an NBA Finals record when he knocked down eight three-pointers (seven in the first half) in Game 2 on June 6 en route to 32 points…2009: Started all 14 games for the Celtics and averaged 18.3 points (.403 FG%, .948 FT%), 3.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.07 steals and 40.4 minutes…ranked among the NBA postseason leaders in free throw percentage (5th), minutes (14th) and scoring (20th)…led the team in free throw percentage and three-pointers made and attempted…scored in double figures 10 times, including six with at least 20 points, two with at least 30 points and one 50-point performance…averaged 23.4 points (.451 FG%, .921 FT%), 3.1 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 1.57 steals and 40.1 minutes in the Opening Round vs. Chicago…scored a postseason career-high 51 points in Game 6 at Chicago on Apr. 30 of the Opening Round in a triple-overtime loss and also established postseason career highs in field goals made and attempted and three-point field goals made and attempted…averaged 13.1 points (.344 FG%, 1.000 FT%), 4.7 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 40.7 minutes in the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. Orlando…2008: Started all 26 games for the NBA Champion Celtics and averaged 15.6 points (.428 FG%, .913 FT%), 3.8 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 38.0 minutes…led the C’s in scoring four times…scored in double figures 21 times, including six 20-point efforts…connected on a Celtics’ single postseason record 55 three-pointers...averaged 16.1 points (.420 FG%, 1.000 FT%), 3.4 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 37.7 minutes in the Opening Round vs. Atlanta…averaged 9.3 points (.328 FG%, .955 FT%), 3.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 37.4 minutes in the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. Cleveland…averaged 17.5 points (.442 FG%, .897 FT%), 3.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 36.0 minutes in the Eastern Conference Finals vs. Detroit…averaged 20.3 points (.507 FG%, .867 FT%), 5.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.33 steals and 40.8 minutes in the NBA Finals vs. the Lakers…connected on an NBA Finals record 22 three-pointers vs. the Lakers…sealed the Game 4 comeback win over the Lakers with a driving lay-up with 16.4 seconds remaining…2005: Started all 11 playoff games for Seattle and averaged 26.5 points (.474 FG%, .889 FT%), 4.3 rebounds, 3.9 assists, 1.27 steals and 39.6 minutes…led the Sonics in points, scoring average, field goals made and attempted, three-pointers made and attempted, three-point field goal percentage and steals…topped the Sonics in scoring 10 times…scored in double figures 10 times, including nine with at least 20 points, four of at least 30 points and one 40-point performance…averaged 32.4 points (.514 FG%, .971 FT%), 5.2 assists, 4.6 rebounds, 2.00 steals and 42.2 minutes in the Opening Round vs. Sacramento…tied a Sonics single-game playoff record by scoring 45 points in Game 1 vs. Sacramento on May 1…averaged 21.5 points (.435 FG%, .793 FT%), 4.0 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 37.5 minutes in the Western Conference Semifinals vs. San Antonio…2001: Started all 18 games for the Bucks and averaged 25.1 points (.477 FG%, .919 FT%), 6.0 assists, 4.1 rebounds, 1.33 steals and 42.7 minutes…led Milwaukee in points, scoring average, field goals made and attempted, three-pointers made and attempted, three-point field goal percentage, free throw percentage, steals and minutes…led the Bucks in points, scoring average and three-pointers made and attempted in each round…scored in double figures in all 18 games, including 15 with at least 20 points, three with 30-or-more points and one 40-point effort…grabbed double-figure rebounds once and handed out double-figure assists once…posted a pair of double-doubles…averaged 24.5 points (.550 FG%, .923 FT%), 5.8 rebounds, 5.3 assists, 2.50 steals and 42.0 minutes in the Opening Round vs. Orlando…averaged 23.4 points (.454 FG%, .862 FT%), 7.0 assists, 4.0 rebounds, 1.14 steals and 43.9 minutes in the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. Charlotte…averaged 27.1 points (.468 FG%, .968 FT%), 5.4 assists, 3.3 rebounds and 41.9 minutes in the Eastern Conference Finals vs. Philadelphia…2000: Started all five games for the Bucks in their Opening Round series vs. Indiana and averaged 22.0 points (.444 FG%, .909 FT%), 6.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.60 steals and 37.2 minutes…ranked among the NBA postseason leaders in free throw percentage (8th), scoring average (9th) and steals (10th)…led the Bucks in points, scoring average, field goals made and attempted, three-point field goals made and attempted, three-point field goal percentage, free throws made and attempted, free throw percentage and minutes and tied for the lead in steals…scored in double figures in all five games, including four 20-point efforts…1999: Started all three games for the Bucks in their Opening Round series vs. Indiana and averaged 22.3 points (.532 FG%, .615 FT%), 7.3 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 40.0 minutes…led the Bucks in points, scoring average, field goals made, field goal percentage, three-pointers made and attempted, three-point field goal percentage and minutes and tied for the team lead in offensive rebounds…scored at least 20 points in each game…made his postseason debut in Game 1 at Indiana on May 9…recorded his first postseason double-double in Game 3 on May 13 with 20 points and a postseason career-high 11 rebounds.

OLYMPICS:
2000: Was a member of the USA Basketball Senior National Team that captured the gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia…appeared in all eight games (two starts) and averaged 9.8 points (.538 FG%, 1.000 FT%), 1.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists…led the team in free throw percentage and ranked second in three-point field goal percentage.

HONORS:
2010-11: Was selected an Eastern Conference reserve for the NBA All-Star Game…won the NBA Community Assist Award for January…2009-10: Was the NBA’s Atlantic Division Sportsmanship Award recipient...2008-09: Was selected an Eastern Conference reserve for the NBA All-Star Game…was the NBA’s Atlantic Division Sportsmanship Award recipient...2007-08: Was selected an Eastern Conference reserve for the NBA All-Star Game…2006-07: Was selected a Western Conference reserve for the NBA All-Star Game…2005-06: Was selected a Western Conference reserve for the NBA All-Star Game…led the NBA in three-point field goals made and attempted…2004-05: Was selected a Western Conference reserve for the NBA All-Star Game…earned All-NBA Second Team honors…earned Western Conference Player of the Week honors twice (weeks ending Nov. 15 and Mar. 27)…2003-04: Was selected a Western Conference reserve for the NBA All-Star Game…was named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 11…was named to the NBA All-Interview First Team…2002-03: Won the NBA Sportsmanship Award…was named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week for the week ending Mar. 2…led the NBA in three-point field goals made…was named to the NBA All-Interview First Team…2001-02: Was selected a Eastern Conference reserve for the NBA All-Star Game…was a two-time NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week (weeks ending Nov. 4 and Jan. 13)…was named to the NBA All-Interview First Team…led the NBA in three-point field goals made…was selected to represent the United States in the 2002 World Championships but withdrew due to injury…2000-01: Earned All-NBA Third Team honors…was selected a Eastern Conference reserve for the NBA All-Star Game…was named the NBA Player of the Week for the week ending Apr. 15…was named to the NBA All-Interview First Team…won the Three-Point Shootout at All-Star Weekend…1999-00: Was named to the USA Senior National Team that won the gold medal at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia…was selected a Eastern Conference reserve for the NBA All-Star Game…1996-97: Earned All-Rookie NBA Second Team honors…appeared in the Rookie Game at All-Star Weekend.

COLLEGE:
Played three seasons at the University of Connecticut before becoming an early entry candidate in 1996…appeared in 101 games (66 starts) and averaged 19.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.57 steals and 29.7 minutes while shooting 48.7 percent from the field, 44.8 percent from three-point range and 77.9 percent from the foul line…finished third on the Huskies’ career scoring list with 1,922 points…as a junior (1995-96), appeared in 35 games and averaged 23.4 points, 6.5 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 1.71 steals and 34.7 minutes and was named Big East Player of the Year and a unanimous All-Big East First Team selection…was a consensus All-America first team selection by The Associated Press, John Wooden-Los Angeles Athletic Club, UPI, The Sporting News, U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) and the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC)….named UPI’s College Player of the Year…became the first UConn player to earn All-America recognition in back-to-back seasons…set a UConn single-season record with 115 three-pointers…led the Huskies in scoring for the second straight season with 818 points, which ranked second all-time on the school’s single-season scoring list…tied the Big East single-game record (and set UConn’s single-game mark) with nine three-pointers vs. Rutgers, culminating in a career-high 39 points…as a sophomore (1994-95), appeared in 32 games and averaged 21.1 points, 6.8 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.91 steals and 32.8 minutes…earned All-Big East First Team honors, leading his squad and ranking third in the Big East in scoring…was the top sophomore scorer in UConn history with 675 points in 32 games…named to the Big East All-Tournament Team…as a freshman (1993-94), was unanimously selected to the Big East All-Rookie Team after averaging 12.6 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.12 steals and 21.6 minutes in 34 games…named the Big East Rookie of the Week five times.

PERSONAL:  
Full name is Walter Ray Allen…is the son of Walter and Flora Allen…married his wife, Shannon, in August of 2008 in Martha’s Vineyard…has four sons (Ray Ray, Walker, Wynn and Wystan) and a daughter (Tierra)…has one brother (John) and three sisters (Kim, Talisha and Kristie)…was born at Castle Air Force Base near Merced, California and lived at Bentwaters Air Force Base in England, Altus Air Force Base in Oklahoma, Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany, Edwards Air Force Base in California and Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina while growing up…plans on launching an official website (rayallen34.com) by the end of the 2012 calendar year…majored in Communications at UConn…lists his children as his most prized possessions and after his career is over he looks forward to watching them grow up…in his free time he enjoys fishing, boating, traveling, cycling and working out…is an avid golfer…is a board member and owns a stake in a golf television network called Back9Network which offers a wide range of programming consisting of in-depth interviews, celebrity profiles, reality shows and comedic series that focus in and around the sport of golf…starred with Denzel Washington in Spike Lee’s 1998 hit He Got Game…was an MTV Award nominee for Best Breakthrough Male Performance in He Got Game…appeared in the 2001 movie Harvard Man…was named The Sporting News “Good Guy” in 2000, 2001 and 2005…his foundation, The Ray of Hope, established in 1997, assists with sports related and community based programs and provides avenues of opportunity through which today’s youth can “hope” to realize their full potential…his foundation has helped charitable organizations in several parts of the country fulfill their mission of assisting children in need, from Diabetes research to providing kids from lower-income areas with safe and productive activities to help bolster greater self esteem…his foundation has installed five new computer labs to help assist students in underserved schools gain access to modern technology and opportunities they otherwise would not have…hosts an annual golf tournament to help raise money for The Ray of Hope Foundation…his foundation also hosts a yearly event providing a full Thanksgiving dinner for 275 selected families and a Holiday Giving Tree which is set up in a local mall with 450 ornaments which each have the name and gift wish of an in-need child and shoppers pick an ornament and buy the gift for the child…he is also involved in helping the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund and has shot a PSA to help the cause…has served as the NBA Spokesperson for the Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA program and as the NBA Spokesman for the Thurgood Marshall College Fund…was named honorary captain of the 25-member UConn All-Century Basketball Team in 2001…was the recipient of the 2009 Red Auerbach Award, given to the Celtic that best exemplifies what it means to be a Celtic…threw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Texas Rangers-Boston Red Sox game at Fenway Park on July 2, 2007…says one of the things people don’t know about him is that he was a barber in college…wears size 15 sneakers.

REGULAR SEASON CAREER HIGHS:
MINS:                                    54, at New Jersey (12-27-97)
FGM:                                     17, twice (last: vs. Utah, 1-12-07)
FGA:                                      32, vs. Utah (1-12-07)
3-PT FGM:                           10, vs. Charlotte (4-14-02)
3-PT FGA:                            17, two times (last: vs. Denver, 1-23-07)
FTM:                                      19, at Washington (11-25-00)
FTA:                                      20, at Washington (11-25-00)
OR:                                        9, at L.A. Lakers (2-23-03)
DR:                                         10, two times (last: at Golden State, 11-18-06)
TOT:                                      13, three times (last: at Chicago, 4-1-03)
AST:                                      13, two times (last: vs. Seattle, 1-20-00)
STL:                                       6, two times (last: at L.A. Lakers, 11-3-06)
TO:                                         8, at New Jersey (2-16-98)
BLK:                                      2, twenty times (last: vs. Detroit, 2-15-12)
PTS:                                       54, vs. Utah (1-12-07)

POSTSEASON CAREER HIGHS:
MINS:                                    58:45, at Chicago (4-30-09)
FGM:                                     18, at Chicago (4-30-09)
FGA:                                      32, at Chicago (4-30-09)
3-PT FGM:                           9, two times (last: at Chicago, 4-30-09)
3-PT FGA:                            18, at Chicago (4-30-09)
FTM:                                      11, vs. Orlando (4-25-01)
FTA:                                      13, vs. Orlando (4-25-01)
OR:                                        5, vs. Indiana (5-13-99)
DR:                                         8, vs. Orlando (4-25-01)
TOT:                                      11, vs. Indiana (5-13-99)
AST:                                      10, at Charlotte (5-13-01)
STL:                                       4, at Sacramento (5-1-05)
TO:                                         7, at Indiana (5-11-99)
BLK:                                      2, three times (last: vs. Chicago, 5-2-09)
PTS:                                       51, at Chicago (4-30-09)