NBA Regular Season: In his rookie season with the Utah Jazz, Grayson Allen appeared in 38 games (two starts) and averaged 5.6 points in 14.8 minutes while shooting 37.6 percent from the field, 32.3 percent from three-point range and 75.0 percent from the free throw line. In that time, he officially missed nine games due to injury, 22 games as a DNP (Coach’s Decision) and was assigned to play 13 games to the NBA G League to recover. He scored in double figures five times, including two games with at least 20 points and one game with at least 40 points.
College Career: Allen played four seasons at Duke University (2014-18) appearing in 142 games (97 starts) for the Blue Devils and averaged 14.2 points, 3.2 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.04 steals in 28.1 minutes while shooting 43.0 percent from the field, 38.0 percent from three-point range and 83.4 percent from the free throw line. He was named All-ACC Third Team and AP All-American Honorable Mention as a senior and selected to the All-ACC First Team, AP All-American Third Team, NABC All-American Third Team and Sporting News All-American Second Team after averaging 21.6 points, 4.6 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.31 steals in 36.6 minutes as a sophomore. As a freshman, he was named to the 2015 NCAA Tournament Final Four All-Tournament Team after helping Duke capture its fifth national championship.
Born Oct. 8, 1995 in Jacksonville, Florida… Son of William and Sherry Allen… One of only three Duke Blue Devils to receive All-ACC Academic honors in all four years, joining Quin Snyder and Amile Jefferson… Graduated cum laude from Providence School, where he led the school to a 90-10 record with one state title and two state semifinal appearances… Guided Providence to a 35-1 record and the Florida 3A state championship as a junior with averages of 19.6 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.1 assists… Scored 31 points in the state title game… Named a 2014 McDonald’s All-American and won the slam dunk contest at the Powerade Jam Fest… Selected for the 2014 Jordan Brand Classic… Named a First Coast All-Star Scholar-Athlete in 2014.