Listen: Ray Allen praises 2008 Boston Celtics and teammates at Hall of Fame ceremony
"Gained Basketball Hall of fame. Friday welcomed thirteen new members Ray Allen gave a shout-out to Celtics teammates, given Garnett and Paul Pierce who posted congrats on social media perhaps leading to improve relationships. They have been icy since Allen left for Boston led Boston for Miami two thousand twelve he was the most prolific three point shooter in league history as the NBA's all time leader in three point shots made twenty nine seventy three a ten time all star and recalls, how former uconn coach Jim Calhoun shaped his career as a kid. We moved to Shaw air force base Sumpter South Carolina, while learning to take my game to another level at Hillcrest high school is where I grew my talents under the tutelage of coach Jim James Smith. I play ball every weekend at the base gym with my dad in the men stationed shore from base, and these guys definitely didn't take it easy on me those days for where I made a lot of my groups. I spent the summer a ball which attracted many. Coaches from around the country and one in particular co Jim Calhoun. Under coach home. I really learned how to work I learned how to compete. I learned how to be a better person a learned how to eat breakfast. So many things today to stuck with me. And coach guy who told me a long time ago. I was walking off the floor with a few of my teammates. And we're all like we had a great practice. And I'm thinking that I had agree or disagree job. And he calls me over to him. And he said did you make one hundred percent of your shots? And I say probably about eighty five and I looked at me looked at me. And I knew what he was saying he said if you want to be special you have to do the special things that other players aren't willing to do. And for that example, coach, thank you tremendously. Because I am Ryan today because of you. Granted hill and nineteen year. NBA veteran made seven all star teams as well. As a pair of NCWA championships. While at Duke an Olympic gold medal. Also"