Boston Celtics Ray Allen Playing Well Despite Injuy

Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen is known for having a super human body. Ray looks like a guy in his second year in the NBA rather than a man that has played more than fifteen NBA seasons. Ray has always credited his strict diet and legendary workout routine. His workout regiment leaves men half his age gasping for air about half way through. However, despite his age defying body, no one could have predicted just how well, Ray has been playing despite very painful bone spurs in his ankles. “>Ray Allen is known for having a super human body. Ray looks like a guy in his second year in the NBA rather than a man that has played more than fifteen NBA seasons. Ray has always credited his strict diet and legendary workout routine. His workout regiment leaves men half his age gasping for air about half way through. However, despite his age defying body, no one could have predicted just how well, Ray has been playing despite very painful bone spurs in his ankles.

Bone spurs are probably one of the worst injuries a basketball player could get especially in the ankles. The pain is akin to having a hot knife stab at the area every time there is movement. A guy like Ray is going to be constantly moving and jumping causing the area in the ankle to become active and be afflicted by the is shooting pain. The spurs also cause inflammation and swell. This limits movement in the body in an area a basket ball player needs to move a lot. Bone spurs cost Larry Bird an entire NBA season. This injury has also caused Ray to not only miss regular season time, but the first couple games of round one of the NBA playoffs. Ray will require surgery after the year is over to truly get over this affliction.

The surprise is not only is Ray Allen playing, but he has thus far picked up close to where he left off. He is still fighting the pain to move throughout the maze of screens and picks to get free for his shot. He is still getting the needed lift to bury his deadly jump shot. In game two Ray provided a needed offensive spark by burying two threes on his way to a team high 17 points in 33 minutes of work. When one considers he is doing this with an injury that should have shelved him, 17 points seems like so much more.

Ray Allen has always been considered a freak of nature. Overcoming this kind of injury only adds to the legend. The taste of a possible title fuels a man like nothing else. When one is as motivated as Ray Allen already is, then one can accomplish some amazing feats. Ray averaging double digits off the bench is an amazing feet. I just hope his ankles continue to hold up. Remember Go Green or Go Home!!!!!!

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