The Boston Celtics have played 96 minutes of basketball so far this season. Ray Allen has played 80:22 of those minutes. I started bitching about it yesterday… and then I continued last night on Twitter. I got a lot of "it's too early to start on this" type of comments… which I understand. But at least I'm not the only one who noticed.
Today on Dennis & Callahan, Doc was asked why Ray is playing the most minutes on the team.
Daniels had three fouls. Paul had two fouls early, and Ray was the guy
that was left on the floor. Most nights, if foul trouble is not a
problem, Ray will be in that 30-minute mark. Ray may be the
best-conditioned of the group as well.
I know Ray is in awesome shape. And I know that it's early. But I hate that it's already at least a topic of conversation.
UPDATE: Here's the audio
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