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Frank Slade
07-27-2007, 07:30 PM
Celtics waive guard Allan Ray after one season

July 27, 2007


BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Celtics waived guard Allan Ray on Friday after he averaged 6.2 points in his first NBA season.

Ray, an undrafted free agent out of Villanova, signed last July and played in 47 games for Boston, including five starts. He averaged 15.1 minutes, getting extra playing time because of injuries to guards Wally Szczerbiak and Tony Allen and swingman Paul Pierce.

He started all five games for the Celtics summer league team in Las Vegas, averaging 10 points in 22.6 minutes.
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Updated on Friday, Jul 27, 2007 5:56 pm, EDT

This may have been just a move to avoid confusing him with Ray Allen ?
:shrug:

Erik
07-27-2007, 07:33 PM
they should have kept for the name alone.

GrangerRanger
07-27-2007, 07:59 PM
This is the worst timing in the world.

I would rather have him instead of Travis.

count55
07-27-2007, 08:18 PM
Wasn't available for long:

Ray gets a raise in Italy (http://www.boston.com/sports/basketball/celtics/articles/2007/07/27/ray_gets_a_raise_in_italy/)

idioteque
07-27-2007, 09:04 PM
Surprising, but he'll most likely be back in the league next year.

Maybe Boston just wanted to get rid of some of their crazy amount of youth? I don't know. Guy seems to be a solid backup.

Doddage
07-27-2007, 09:47 PM
He was solid from what I saw... I'm betting that they did do it because of the confusion factor

OnlyPacersLeft
07-27-2007, 10:50 PM
lol dang....Good thing i didn't invest any money on his rc's....I'll just keep sinking money into JO and tinsley ;)

eldubious
07-27-2007, 11:49 PM
Now there's a shooter for you, Mr. Bird.

Shade
07-28-2007, 12:07 AM
Eye-popping news right there.

wCP--ZGcYXY

DGPR
07-28-2007, 02:02 AM
I hear Dee Brown might be on his way out of Utah. Just a thought, but he was the guy I was hoping we could pick up in the 2nd round last year.

NapTonius Monk
07-28-2007, 08:03 AM
I like him, and I wish we'd take a look at bringing either him or Dee Brown in.