Doc Rivers says Ray Allen is "probably in top-five shape in the NBA" at 41

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Doc Rivers is the head coach and president of basketball operations with the L.A. Clippers and he has been busy putting together a deeply stacked roster for the past few years.

Behind his big three of Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan, Rivers has managed to feature the likes of JJ Redick, Austin Rivers, Jamal Crawford and Paul Pierce.

The latter holds some significance because The Truth played with Rivers during his only triumph as a coach back in 2008 with the Boston Celtics.

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Ray Allen was another important member of that title-winning team and Rivers beleives the three-point scoring legend is as fit as anyone in the NBA today, despite not having played in two years and being 41-years-old.

"I think if Ray was in the right spot he may play. I think Ray wants to golf a lot too right now," Rivers said Tuesday night at the TD Garden, where he and now-Celtics coach Brad Stevens highlighted an event for the ABCD Hoop Dreams foundation.

"But Ray is in amazing shape. I don't know how he does that. I didn't know how he does that as a player; I don't know how he does it as a non-player. He's probably in top-five shape in the NBA. So could Ray play? Absolutely, I believe he could."

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