Allen's eight 3's set record

Updated: June 7, 2010, 10:48 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

LOS ANGELES -- Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen set a new NBA Finals record for 3-pointers in a game with his eighth of the night in the third quarter of Game 2 against the Lakers at the Staples Center.

Allen's 3-pointer with 4:42 left in the third quarter Sunday night allowed him to break the mark he shared with Scottie Pippen and Kenny Smith.

"I didn't think it was easy, getting the 3's up in the air," Allen said. "You look up and everybody is probably thinking, 'How did this ...

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