Tyler Radecki
Saturday May 5th, 2012

Boston Celtics forward Ray Allen will return to the lineup Friday night and make his series debut, Celtics head coach Doc Rivers announced prior to the game.

[tweet https://twitter.com/celtics/status/198543580644655104 align='center'] Allen, 36, has missed the last eleven games with bone spurs in his right ankle. This season, he averaged 14.2 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game for the Celtics, who are currently tied with Atlanta Hawks in their series, 1-1.

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