Ray Gives a Speech at an Obama Fundraiser
Ray Allen, along with other notable Bostonians such as NBA Hall-of-Famer and Medal of Freedom recipient Bill Russell and Governor Deval Patrick, made an appearance at a campaign fundraising event for President Barack Obama. “Whether you guys realize it or not, we’re all on a team. Our colors are red, white, and blue. Our coach is Obama,” said Ray in support of President Obama’s 2012 reelection bid.
President Obama, who said early in his speech “it’s good to be back with some Celtics” spoke about Ray as well, calling him “a great friend” and “the greatest three-point shooter of all time”. Ray is of course happy to show up in support of the president, and many Celtics fans over the next year may very well take up the refrain, “Yes we can!” Although they may be talking about banner 18.This entry was posted in Community. Bookmark the permalink.