2012 NBA Playoffs, Celtics Vs. Heat: Ray Allen Could Sit A Game, Doc Rivers Says

With Ray Allen's injury-related struggles mounting, Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers told ESPN Boston's Jackie MacMullan that he will consider resting the guard for a game in the Eastern Conference Finals.

"It's a tough call with him," Rivers said Tuesday afternoon. "We're trying to figure out a different minute rotation for him, maybe that will help him. We're even considering sitting him for a game, getting him a longer rest and then playing him, and then sitting him for a game. We don't know what the right thing is."

Allen played 39 minutes during Monday night's Game 1 loss, but was largely ineffective much as he has been throughout Boston's postseason run. He finished the night 1-for-7 shooting from the floor for a total of six points.

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