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Ray Allen joins Get Up! to discuss the difference between his Boston Celtics squad with Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett and modern superteams and also reveals if he could beat Steph Curry in a 3-point contest when he was in his prime.
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Teddy A
Teddy A 5 days ago
If it wasn't for Ray making that 3 queen james would be 2 and 7
Dave Vowels
Dave Vowels 7 days ago
RAY SEEMS LIKE HE COULD TUNE UP AND IN 6 MONTHS AND HOP BACK OUT ON COURT...AND STILL BE COMPETITIVE OR AT LEAST AVERAGE..!!...PROVIDED HES NOT SERIOUSLY INJURED..WHAT A .GREAT MAN ....
Lizi Saravoke
Lizi Saravoke 17 days ago
Ray Allen is clutch, Stephe is not. Next question.
Jowey Make
Jowey Make 19 days ago
I think Steve Nash and Larry Bird will beat this 2
Battlerap Legend
Battlerap Legend 20 days ago
THERE HAS ALWAYS BEEN GREAT SHOOTERS IN THE LEAGUE BUT WHAT MAKES STEPH LOOK DIFFERENT IS HIS HANDLE AND ABILITY TO SHOOT OFF THE DRIBBLE. BUT RAY JUMPER JUST AS WET
Lazy to Type
Lazy to Type 21 day ago
I'd take steph and I LOVE Ray
courtney collins
courtney collins 21 day ago
If I wanna win I’m going with Ray...
Bo Mchanden
Bo Mchanden 22 days ago
I love Ray. My favorite player in college and pro. His game was too sweet. Steph game is was a better verison of Ray Allen but Steph didnt have a bounce like Ray. And Ray had a real bounce in his game for most of his career.
Monkieeeeeee
Monkieeeeeee 22 days ago
I was one of the earliest to follow Curry, and Curry makes crazy shots as we all know with that said, Ray is a better shooter in game coz he's bigger and taller, he does NOT need a screen, and he can get his shots off against anyone when you NEED to score, Ray is more reliable coz he's less likely to get blocked, requires less help, can shoot OVER anyone, these are the things that Curry cant do Curry is limited by his size and physicality, Curry has better pure skill and longer range, no debate on that, but Ray is more reliable if you truly think about it
Jonathan JamesPatterson
Ray Allen was clutch as hell Steph shaky as hell when it counts
Predator Productionz
Dis nigga still look like he still enrolled at Lincoln lol #agelikewine
Joel 0078
Joel 0078 23 days ago
The Maserati is “certainly affordable for the everyday guy that likes cars.” LOL. I Love Jesus Shuttlesworth but stick to basketball knowledge 😂😂😂
DramaC
DramaC 24 days ago
This is the first time I’ve ever heard him talk😂😂😂😂😂😂😂
Ezekiel Tirado
Ezekiel Tirado 24 days ago
in today’s NBA, with Ray Allen at his very best; he’d probably be considered one of the best players ever. 😂 today’s league is so soft and more catering to shooting that Ray Allen (in his prime) would be an extraordinary player. Allen was great at shooting, slashing, his handles were great, defense was on point too! I’d take Allen over Curry.
Maurice Mayhams
Maurice Mayhams 24 days ago
Stephen curry will win the 3 point constest
Lion PaW
Lion PaW 25 days ago
Ray Allen n Kyrie irvin save overrated lebron james so called legacy
Terrence PERKINS
Terrence PERKINS 25 days ago
They was leaving they prime & it was trades.. but curry Klay every 1 else pick a #.. That y LBJ not better Jordan u heard young NBA fan dnt be a 🤡
Tevin Garrett
Tevin Garrett 25 days ago
I does have a point about Eddie house that guy would hit 2 threes and next thing you know he got 30 points
Michael Cheng
Michael Cheng 25 days ago
Ray Allen is a pure jump shooter , you don't see those around anymore .
Life Allah
Life Allah 25 days ago
Allen n Steph r great shooters..Cant say who will win the contest....
Sora The Wise
Sora The Wise 25 days ago
Lol Steph will never get the respect he deserves.
Baaska Ulziibileg
Baaska Ulziibileg 26 days ago
BLACK DON'T CRACK
Ydo Bergstra
Ydo Bergstra 26 days ago
This was very good
Coco West
Coco West 26 days ago
People forget that Ray Allen would’ve have still been just as good with out his 3 point shot ! Dude really had game and wasn’t shooting 15 3s a game !
The art of competition
ray never fell for kobes pump fake haha
Damian
Damian 26 days ago
Lol.. Ray is not even a better shooter than Klay, and KD.. Steph is 10x better than him,, trust me, I grew up watching Ray Allen.
King Glo
King Glo 26 days ago
Ray Allen is the 🐐
TheEfficial E
TheEfficial E 26 days ago
They already went head to head
nooM
nooM 26 days ago
Y’all still really don’t know this answer...
11pupona
11pupona 26 days ago
ray allen a class act, always.
SL
SL 26 days ago
Meanwhile... Paul Pierce: I’m the greatest shooter and player of all time, with my imaginary 12 rings!
sergio Gonzalez
sergio Gonzalez 26 days ago
Ray Allen from a 3pt contest type of challenge
Clinton Leopold
Clinton Leopold 27 days ago
To see the full range of a shooters capabilities and creativity play a game of H.O.R.S.E. (no dunks).
Zen Master
Zen Master 27 days ago
Ray Allen is the best shooter of all time prolific and clutch shooter! players today just shoot more 3s volume shooter and defense today is less physical while ray dominated and shoot a high 3pt fg in a tough physical game back in the day.
ariel casper
ariel casper 27 days ago
Ray allen in 3 points contest but in real game curry is better
Issa Latar
Issa Latar 27 days ago
delete this retarded question
Ps9teacher
Ps9teacher 27 days ago
Joe Harris....
Swen Dalagan
Swen Dalagan 27 days ago
No one else can beat the damn thing of a player that has all star skill set in his arsenal in the game, name those players. And compare it to your best shooter in this era. There are only 2 of the player in the NBA that has the BEST skills in their era rather than best shooter today.
home9dog2blue
home9dog2blue 27 days ago
That great center in the post that ray was talkin about is comin to the league next season and his name is 👉TACKO FALL👈 let him train with hakeem and its OVER.. MARK MY WORDS
Stephen A Smith
Stephen A Smith 27 days ago
Get lil Ray Allen’s brown skin Steph curry ass outta here boiii🤣 with his insurance meercat suit having asssss lmao
Biasly Unbiased
Biasly Unbiased 27 days ago
In today's marshmallow puff league I'd take a prime REGGIE MILLER anyday over Steph. He'd make completely contested shot and get hit. Today you breath on a player it's a technical😂😜🤡
Mark Sprinkle
Mark Sprinkle 27 days ago
The first "super team" was when Gary Payton and Karl Malone went to the Lakers with Shaq and Kobe. They just didn't win a title, so we completely forget about that year.
Amanjot Singh
Amanjot Singh 27 days ago
Ray Allen all the way.
FC Uncangco
FC Uncangco 27 days ago
DuDe! Really?! Okay, bReaKingiTdOwN ... Reggie Pacers started the famous 3 pt ridiculous shots ... then Ray Celtics came in 2nd ... then the ULTIMATE 3 pt shooter, actually the GOAT of ALL NBA Shooters is Stephen Warriors ... yeah, I truly believe that if Curry was in a Team that did not believe in Team Playing, only believe in being in the playoffs and DEFINITELY NOT (no way no how) believe in winning the Finals ... Curry be averaging 40 plus points a game, and probably make 100 points in gameS, not one or two games, but several games he would have made over 100 points ... that's how great of an NBA basketball player he is. I'm fortunate in my life time to watch great players like Air Mike, King James, Mail Man Karl, Clyde the Glide, Vicious Carter, Shaq Attack, Olajuwan Rockets, Mamba Kobe, Thee Glove, T-Mac, Stevie Nash, Twin Towers Duncan/Robinson, Barkley the Nut Case, Ewing the Knicks, Westbrook the Ultimate Shortest GOAT NBA Player, ... yeah, basketball is the sht of all sports!
Kawhi Leonard
Kawhi Leonard 27 days ago
Curry is better than Allen doing whatever
Gabriel Leung
Gabriel Leung 27 days ago
Ray Allen hit the most clutch 3 pointer in the history of the Finals against the Spurs. Yet he is still so humble. He ranks Eddie House and Mike Miller as better shooters than him, damm Ray you are all class.
Shabazzatta
Shabazzatta 27 days ago
Ray Allen is underrated and this from a guy that followed him since UCONN.
Shabazzatta
Shabazzatta 27 days ago
15 threes a game! And average 30!
Shabazzatta
Shabazzatta 27 days ago
Love me some Jalen and RJ but there is NOTHING like hearing living, legends stories!
fausti00
fausti00 27 days ago
Wow Ray Allen is humble A.F. man also he seems to have a really clear perspective on how he was as a player that's rare in these times of delusional superstars.
Michael Pun
Michael Pun 27 days ago
Lol these old heads think they’re better. You weren’t good enough to shoot that many 3s. These players are better 3 point shooters because they practice that shot more. If Ray Allen worked as much as these guys he would be as good or better, but we don’t know that.
Michael Pun
Michael Pun 27 days ago
I’ve watched ray Allen since his rookie year, Steph Curry is better in every way as a shooter besides 2-point shots off screens, and off the dribble 2-point shots.
Chris Edmonds
Chris Edmonds 27 days ago
U cant even barely touch curry or any player in today's NBA they call weak calls so I choose Ray Allen all day he had more challengers and more defensive players to shoot over without sissy foul calls
Chris Edmonds
Chris Edmonds 27 days ago
Ray Allen of course it's not even close
W Hickman
W Hickman 27 days ago
What's funny is they talk free throws but they averaged more in the 80s and 90s than today it's kinda ironic
Rey Rosas
Rey Rosas 28 days ago
Jesus
Tj Williams
Tj Williams 28 days ago
In a contest.. I have Allen
ehhh tai
ehhh tai 28 days ago
Yea steph is a better shooter, but with the game on the line im taking ray allen
Muganga Eric
Muganga Eric 28 days ago
cough cough paul pierce 🤦‍♂️🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
Historical Drama
Historical Drama 28 days ago
Hmm I go for Larry Joe...
El Gringo
El Gringo 28 days ago
All these steph curry nut riders didn’t steph just lost the three point contest this past all star games? The way the league is playing now if it was like that back then where u can’t even look at a player too hard without being called for a foul both Reggie and Ray would’ve had doubled what steph has the only thing steph is doing differently is that he’s hitting threes from deeper but Ray and Reggie created the 3pt
Harold Paule
Harold Paule 28 days ago
Steph would win the 3 point contest. But I would give the ball to Ray for the game winning shot! 2013 Finals Game 6
AthleticBrain
AthleticBrain 28 days ago
The suit is nice, but he should have centered his tie knot!
h o
h o 28 days ago
Steve Nash
My dudes My dudes
My dudes My dudes 28 days ago
Ray Allen deals with pressure a lot better so Ray. Curry just has more range
Jonathan Briscoe
Jonathan Briscoe 29 days ago
In a 3pt contest honestly klay would be better competition than steph. Klays more of a CaS player.
Andry Hernandez
Andry Hernandez 29 days ago
James jones barley played minutes with LBJ and wade at Miami.
Robert Garcia
Robert Garcia 29 days ago
Curry.
Devantae Adams
Devantae Adams 29 days ago
Ray being modest eddie house mike miller ?
Suits N Ties
Suits N Ties 29 days ago
The game is a lot softer and commercial, way too much money invested. You cant' touch a player nowadays without a foul being called. Ray shot teams out in an era where defense won games....these guys practice consists of jump shots, no defense!
erniedawg
erniedawg 29 days ago
Reggie Miller would win. Zero all stars on his squad. GOAT.
Samuel Muriithi
Samuel Muriithi 29 days ago
It would be close, very close. My heart says The OG Ray Allen, but my mind tells me Steph. It would be a great shoot out if they both got a nice warmup beforehand.
Tomax Xamot
Tomax Xamot 29 days ago
Actually all 3 of them aged well Allen, Jefferson, and Rose kinda look like they did 20 years ago
Nathan Lawson
Nathan Lawson 29 days ago
It's a copy-cat league. As long as warriors are winning while chucking 3s, everyone will try same. When a Shaq-like center comes out and wins, everyone will be looking for giants again. Magic won and everyone wanted a tall PG, etc.
andy ding
andy ding Month ago
ray seems so genuine and nice
lynne
lynne Month ago
Jefferson still salty until now..lol😅
Nick Moore
Nick Moore Month ago
Klay Thompson!!
Lor Bmoreflow
Lor Bmoreflow Month ago
Curry is good but man yall love dickriding that lightskin nigga
Lor Bmoreflow
Lor Bmoreflow Month ago
Ray easily
Top Comment
Top Comment Month ago
I’m taking ray Allen hit one of the the most clutch shots in nba history
Enstro Hacu
Enstro Hacu Month ago
ray allen is the man. unlike paul pierce lol
Great Sisyphus
Great Sisyphus Month ago
2:49 Joel Embiid says hello.
Cousin Pac
Cousin Pac Month ago
Ray Allen never been superstar, more like role play, at his best day allstar
Kush949
Kush949 Month ago
Ray Allen plays defense Steph don't
mlking213
mlking213 Month ago
Stand still it’s ray or klay but off the dribble it’s Steph by a mile and not a soul in the history of the nba is near him.
iiCookiezz
iiCookiezz Month ago
I mean to be fair a 3 point contest between these 2 wouldnt exactly mean something. I think shooting a 3 pointer in a game means more then a contest
Ig
Ig Month ago
Jahlil Okafor if given 35 minutes and 20 shots will easily get 30 points per game. Unfortunately the present coaches are just copycats no initiative. Why should you let centers and forwards take 3 pointers at 29% when a center is shooting about 68% from 10 feet away.
J wooden
J wooden Month ago
Even 2k rated their 3pt shooting better then Allen. 2k10 Eddie House has the highest and James Jones was always top
Joe Jennings
Joe Jennings Month ago
In 2 years years Curry will be the career leader in 3 points made all time. He already has more playoffs 3 pts made ever and he did it it in 91 games. Let's not forget the fact that he's had injuries and still won 2 MVPs (1 and only unanimous). Stop hating and put some respeck on his name!
GyariSan1
GyariSan1 Month ago
Imo they are pretty different. Steph is so versatile and have crazy good handling skills to create space for himself. Combine that with shooting motion that has a super quick release and allows for nice power transfer to shoot effortlessly from anywhere on the court and you have a scary combo right there.
Kristmaz808
Kristmaz808 Month ago
Let's just say ray Allen made the 3s when they counted
Dana Archer
Dana Archer Month ago
Why would you embarrass Ray like that. We all know the answer . Ray is one of the all time greats. Leave it alone
Smokey
Smokey Month ago
Back then The NBA Was More Harder Players Play Defense Now NBA Players not playing defense & flopping getting easy free throws
Joshua C
Joshua C Month ago
Tough call. For my money I'd bet on Ray Allen when it's a clutch moment though.
Nishant Modi
Nishant Modi Month ago
Jared Dudley would make a great analyst
LuDimezofKush
LuDimezofKush Month ago
Growing up watching Miller and Allen I never thought anyone can out do what they did for decades to come. As biased as I am coming from the 90's Ill be honest I never seen anyone shoot like Curry. Curry is currently the greatest shooter of all time. I can even say Thompson and Harden are even better shooters than all the 90's players.
LeSnake James
LeSnake James 29 days ago
Harden is a stretch the guy is 36% from 3's and the reason he made in so many was because he jacks up like 10 3's a game
DUKESs
DUKESs Month ago
Let's ask Paul Pierce 🤣
MrGreatness90
MrGreatness90 Month ago
How is bill russel celts not the first super team? Didnt they have like 7 hall of fame players
Jacob S.
Jacob S. Month ago
He’s saying that the Celtics developed and offseason trades for their super team and now the players decide that saying has nothing to do with the warriors 3/4 for their best we’re drafted and KD was a free agent.
Jacob S.
Jacob S. Month ago
Their super team was built more to good coaching then the Celtics team was lol
H B
H B Month ago
Super team... What was Lakers? Kobe with pieces? Prime Pau Gasol Prime Bynum Prime MWP and Odom Please, superteams existed for as long as we can remember. GSW broke all that, theres litteraly no challenge whatsoever to their reign
Lor Bmoreflow
Lor Bmoreflow Month ago
Celtics chaml team started it its why heat was formed with bron but bosh hardly was a superstar
Lor Bmoreflow
Lor Bmoreflow Month ago
Not even supertesm id say shaw n kobe was more super
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