Allen will be missing his seventh game out of the last 12 games the C's have played. So once again, Avery Bradley will start in place of Allen. Allen played 35 minutes against the Heat on Tuesday and scored nine points. He's played at least 28 minutes in the past five games. Bradley has averaged 30.4 minutes, 12.2 points, 2.6 rebounds, and 1.8 assists per game during the past five games
In other injury news, forward Mickael Pietrus will be available to play for Boston tonight. Pietrus has been battling a concussion. In 37 games this season, he averages 6.8 points and 2.9 rebounds per game in 21.3 minutes per game.