Ray Allen is a professional American Basketball player who is currently a free agent. He is also known with the nick names Sugar and Ray. He had played representing Seattle SuperSonics, Milwaukee Bucks, Boston Celtics and Miami Heat in the NBA league. He is known as the most accurate three-point and free throw shooters in the NBA history. He is the NBA’s all time leader in three-point field goals in the regular season as well as in the post season. He is known for his quick release which is his trademark. He has been active in the professional career since 1996. He has an outstanding career statistics in the NBA which is proved by the achievement of the different awards and achievements. He is the ten times NBA All-Star, NBA Sportsmanship Award, NBA Three-Point Shootout Champion, two times NBA Champion, etc.
Ray Allen was born on 20 July 1975 in Castle Air Force Base, Merced, California, United States to parents Walter Sr. and Flora Allen. He spent most of his child growing up in the Edwards Air Force Base. He had attended his high school in Dalzell, South Carolina and also Hillcrest High School. He also had attended University of Connecticut. He used to play from his high school and University Basketball team. His contribution on the college and university Basketball team is very appreciable. He had earned several awards while he was in his collegiate career.
Allen was drafted in 1996 NBA Draft as the fifth overall pick by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Soon after his selection, Minnesota Timberwolves traded him with Milwaukee Bucks where he spent 7 years of his career. With learning and growing in experiences, he had contributed in the success of the team. He also won several of the awards due to his performance while with the team. Later in 2003, he joined at Seattle Supersonics. He spent his four years of career with the team. In 2007, Sonics had traded Allen and Glen Davis in the 2007 NBA Draft to the Boston Celtics in the 35th overall pick of the 2007 NBA Draft. He spent 5 years of his career with the team. In 2012, he accepted the three year deal with Miami Heat and played for the team until the end of the contract. After that, he stayed as a free agent and announced that he would like to stay out the season and focus on 2015-2016 season.
Besides seeing him on the court, he can be seen in the movies as well. He had co-starred in the movie “He Got Game” alongside Denzel Washington and also had appeared in the 2001 movie Harvard Man as Marcus Blake. He is also a member of Air Jordan brand and has served as NBA Spokesman for the Jr. NBA/ Jr. WNBA program. He is also the founder of “Ray of Hope” Foundation which assists charities in several communities. He has the net worth of $10 million and has a very satisfying salary.
Six feet five inches tall in height, thirty nine year old athlete Ray Allen is a married man. He is married to his girlfriend Shannon Walker Williams with whom he had been dating since 2006. He was married to his wife on 16 August 2008. He has a child with his wife. He loves his children and wife very much. He loves to spend his time with them. There is no any issues and conflicts in the relation so we can confirm that they are unlikely to get divorced in recent times.
Ray Allen is active in Twitter and can be followed in his Twitter account to get updated with his recent updates. More of his information can be gathered going through several of the online sites like Wikipedia, IMDb, etc that locates his biography, career statistics and other information on him.
Last modified: March 18, 2015
Published on: March 18, 2015
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