Without question, the star of the game was Boston's Ray Allen. After not getting a single shot off in the first quarter, someone must have reminded his teammates that he can score a lot. Allen erupted for a team-high 24 points which included the game-winning shot with less than 12 seconds to play.
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Veteran forward Larry Sanders, who hasn’t played since December of 2014, has taken to Twitter to get feedback on “Which team do you believe will utilize my skills the best?”
Which team do you believe will utilize my skills the best??🤔— L8 Show (@LarrySanders) July 25, 2016
Which team do you believe will utilize my skills the best?🤔— L8 Show (@LarrySanders) July 25, 2016
So far, it’s his last team, the Milwaukee Bucks leading, with the Celtics edging the Cavaliers for second place.
Sanders, 27, has been away from basketball after two drug-related suspensions and issues with anxiety and depression led him to accept a buyout from the Bucks. The 6-11 Sanders was a solid rim protector. He averaged 1.8 blocks a game in his career. Could the Celtics, with an already crowded roster, take a flyer on him as a low-cost option?