Allen will have surgery to remove bone spurs from the ankle at 6 a.m. on Wednesday at New England Baptist Hospital, according to a source.
The problem, which first surfaced during in Los Angeles during the C’s’ eight-game road trip in mid-March, eventually forced Allen to miss 15 regular-season games as well as the first two games of the Celtics’ first-round playoff series against Atlanta.
Ray will need all the time he can get to recover and prove to teams he’ll be fine. I’m not sure this will help convince anyone that he’s going to be able to guard many people straight up anymore. I think those days have passed no matter what.
But if Ray is going to be shopping himself around, then he needs to be healthy quickly.