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Ray Closing In On Sharman

RedsArmyAdmin April 15, 2009 Uncategorized Comments Off on Ray Closing In On Sharman

With one game left, and the possibilty that Ray won't even play tonight, Ray Allen will end up breaking Bill Sharman's single-season free throw percentage record tonight.

If all goes as expected, Celtics guard Ray Allen will finish the regular season with a franchise-record for free throw shooting and the fourth highest mark in NBA history.

Allen has shot a career-best .952 after making 237 of 249 free throws and isn't expected to play in the season-finale tonight against Washington

Sharman's record is 93.2%  For you young kids wondering who Bill Sharman is… take a look up into the rafters at the Garden, and find #21.  That's him.  He shot .911 from the line for his career.

Find out more about Sharman here.  It's an impressive bio.

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