Maxwell: Leave a spot for Ray Allen's number

Maxwell: Leave a spot for Ray Allen's number
January 27, 2014, 9:00 am
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During the Celtics video tributes to Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett on Sunday night, the camera at one point zoomed in to the Celtics retired jersey banner where two empty squares remain.

It is widely assumed that those will be filled by the numbers 34 and 5, the ones worn by Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett.

Cedric Maxwell - who also has his jersey retired - thinks there may be one more number retired besides those two as well.

"Absolutely. I think this is going to be a no-brainer to me," Maxwell said of Pierce and Garnett getting their numbers retired. "I looked at those two empty panels. And right under my name it's going to be Paul Pierce's 34 and Kevin Garnett's number will go up. These are two guys who have been tremendous for the organization. And just leave one more place right now for a young Ray Allen whenever he comes back and gets back in with the organization. Three guys in my opinion who really need to be in this organization, have their jerseys retired, acknowledge because they have been champions and brought some dignity and respect back to the Celtics."

What do you think? Will Ray Allen get his jersey retired too? Should he?