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Overview (4)

Born in Merced, California, USA
Birth NameWalter Ray Allen
Nicknames Sugar
Ray, Ray
Height 6' 5" (1.96 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Ray Allen was born at Castle Air Force Base, near Merced, California, to Flora (Day) and Walter Allen, Sr. He graduated from Hillcrest High school in Dalzell, South Carolina in 1993 after taking the varsity basketball team (the Wildcats) to the State Championships. He was the 1996 Big East Player of the Year. As a junior, he was a consensus All-American First Team selection by numerous writers and organizations. Ray was a unanimous choice for the All Big East First Team. He finished 3rd on the Huskies all-time scoring list with 1,922 points. In 1995-96, he hit 115 three pointers to set a UConn single season record. He was drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves in 1996 with the 5th overall pick. He never played for Minnesota and was traded with Andrew Lang to the Milwaukee Bucks for Stephon Marbury. Ray was an immediate starter and played in all 82 games as a rookie. In his career he won Joe Dumars Sportsmanship Award in 2002-2003 season, played four times in All-Star game (2000-2005, won All-Star 3-point shootout) also won "Good Guy" award in 2000 and 2001.

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Family (1)

Spouse Shannon Walker Williams (16 August 2008 - present)  (1 child)

Trade Mark (1)

Quick release

Trivia (23)

Selected for the 2000 US olympic basketball team.
Owns a 1995 Lotus Esprit S4S.
Part of the Team Jordan.
Attended the University of Connecticut 1993-96
Ray Allen is considered one of the greatest shooters from 3-point territory to ever play in the NBA.
Hit a 229 three's (.434%) in 2001-2002 season which is a personal best.
His favorite movie is Schindler's List (1993).
Won the 1-800 CALL ATT Shootout during the 2001 All-Star Weekend.
On the last day of the 2005-2006 NBA regular season, Ray Allen broke the single season record for most three-pointers, at 269. To this day it's record.
On February 10, 2011, Allen became the all-time NBA leader in total 3-point goals, surpassing Reggie Miller. A record Allen held for just over 10 years until it was surpassed by Stephen Curry.
SuperSonics Star become a Free-Agent [July 2005]
Playing for Seattle Sonics with Rashard Lewis. Position Shooting guard. [October 2004]
Signed a new contract with Seattle SuperSonics. He will play 5 season for $80,000,000 [August 2005]
Broke the record for most three-pointers made in a NBA Finals game with eight. [June 2010]
On February 20th, 2003, the Milwaukee Bucks traded Ray Allen along with Kevin Ollie, Ronald "Flip" Murray, and a 2003 1st Round Draft Pick to the Seattle Supersonics in exchange for Gary Payton and Desmond Mason. The reasoning behind the trade stemmed from tension that steadily simmered between Allen and Bucks head coach George Karl.
Allen was a major factor in the Boston Celtics 2008 NBA World Championship. In Game 6 of The 2008 NBA Finals (2008), Allen tied an NBA Finals record with seven three-pointers and also broke the record for three-pointers made in an NBA Finals series with 22.
On June 28th 2007, the Seattle Supersonics traded Ray Allen and the rights to 35th overall pick Glen Davis to the Boston Celtics in exchange for Wally Szczerbiak, Delonte West and the rights to the 5th overall pick Jeff Green. With the trade to the Boston Celtics, Allen joined Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to form a "Big 3" and brought a new era of relevance to the long struggling franchise.
Announced his retirement.[November 2016].
The built custom made shelves for his sneakers and shoes are in almost every room in his house, except the kitchen.
Avid sneaker and shoe collector.
Is the only other player in NBA history score over 200 three point shots for five straight seasons.
Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2018.
Named to the NBA 75th Anniversary Team prior to the beginning of 2021-2022 season.

Personal Quotes (1)

Everything I know now... the pitfalls, the highs and lows, everything... it taught me and made stronger."

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