Celtics G Allen out sick Wednesday night

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BOSTON (AP) -- Celtics guard Ray Allen is missing Wednesday night's game against the New Jersey Nets because of an illness.

Boston coach Doc Rivers said the 36-year old Allen skipped the team's shootaround earlier in the day and was told to say home because he wasn't feeling well.

Allen led the team with 27 points -- 11 in the final quarter -- in Monday's win over Washington.

Rivers said Keyon Dooling will start in his place.

The Nets are also short-handed. Deron Williams is expected to miss the game with a sore right ankle, Kris Humphries with a sore left shoulder and Brook Lopez is out with a broken right foot.