BOSTON MA - FEBRUARY 06: Ray Allen #20 of the Boston Celtics celebrates his three point shot in the first half against the Orlando Magic on February 6 2011 at the TD Garden in Boston Massachusetts. The Celtics defeated the Magic 91-80. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that by downloading and/or using this Photograph User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Lakers Vs. Celtics: Ray Allen Sets Career Three-Point Record; Lakers Win, 92-86

Ray Allen broke Reggie Miller's career three-point record on Thursday, but the Boston Celtics fell to the Los Angeles Lakers, 92-86.

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VIDEO: Ray Allen Breaks Reggie Miller's Career Three-Pointer Record, Hugs Miller

Ray Allen took a little bit longer to break Reggie Miller's career three-pointer record than the Boston Celtics fans at TD Garden might've liked, but it was worth the wait. Late in the first quarter he drilled his second three of the night on his fifth attempt. No other Celtics have tried threes, so yeah, getting Allen's record out of the way was something of a priority.

Miller calling the game for TNT added a layer of drama, with the broadcast team admitting to feeling as many pins and needles as anybody else in the building.

After hitting the shot, Allen hugged his mother and wife as U2's "Beautiful Day" blared throughout the arena. The Boston crowd was fired up all through the opening period, living and dying with each attempt of Allen's. His shoes were already slated to be sent to the Hall of Fame along with a pair of Miller's -- good thing he got the record tonight! -- but they've still got three quarters of work left in them first. 

Videos via @Jose3030

For more on Allen and the Celtics, visit Celtics Blog.

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