Miami Heat News: Ray Allen to Play in 2019 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

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On Wednesday, it was announced that former Miami Heat guard Ray Allen will be playing in this season’s NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.

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Allen will suit up for the away team in the game. Other notable players on the away team will include Puerto Rican singer Bad Bunny, rapper Quavo, and the digital of influencer marketing for 2K Sports, Ronnie 2K.

Allen’s coach for the game will be WNBA superstar Sue Bird, who is also part of the front office staff for the Denver Nuggets.

Allen spent the last two seasons of his storied NBA career in Miami, winning one NBA championship while averaging 10.3 points and 2.8 rebounds per game. During his time with the Heat, the 10-time All-Star shot 39.8 percent from 3.

For his career, Allen averaged 18.9 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game while shooting 40.0 percent from three and 89.4 percent from the free-throw line. Allen currently holds the NBA record for most 3-point field goals made with 2,973.

The game will take place on Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. ET and will be televised nationally on ESPN.
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