About Grayson Allen
Grayson James Allen is an American basketball player for the National Basketball Association's Milwaukee Bucks (NBA).
Grayson Allen attended Duke University for four years and played collegiate basketball for four years. The Utah Jazz selected Allen in the 2018 NBA draft.
Grayson Allen played for one season before even being transferred to the Memphis Grizzlies in July 2019. Allen was dealt with the Bucks in August 2021.
He helped Duke University win a national title in 2015 and was a key player for the Blue Devils from 2016-2018. But his accomplishments were overshadowed by events of tripping incidents.
Grayson Allen has frequently been referred to as one of Duke's top college basketball players of the 2010s.
Grayson Allen Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits
What is Grayson Allen’s net worth?
Grayson Allen has a net worth of $2 million. He is a successful Basketball player.
How much does Grayson Allen earn per year?
Grayson Allen earns a salary from the NBA teams he plays from. The correct amount is not known.
Height, Age & Physical Attributes
How tall is Grayson Allen?
Grayson Allen is 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) tall.
How old is Grayson Allen?
Grayson Allen was born on October 8, 1995, and is 26 years old as of December 2021.
Childhood And Education
Grayson Allen was born in Jacksonville, Florida, the U.S. on October 8, 1995. Grayson is the son of William Allen and Sherry Allen.
Grayson Allen was named a McDonald's All-American in 2014 after graduating from Providence School in Jacksonville, Florida. In Providence School, he had won a state title the year before that in a high school game. He won the All-American Slam Dunk Contest, surpassing Jahlil Okafor.
Grayson Allen averaged 4.4 points per game as a sophomore season at Duke University and was nominated to the ACC all-academic team. Allen had a significant role in the NCAA tournament.
Family, Romance, And Relationships
Who is Grayson Allen dating?
Grayson Allen is not married. He is dating Morgan Reid. She is a soccer player for Orlando Pride.
Career And Professional Highlights
Best Known For…
In 2016, Grayson Allen made global headlines after an incident during a game against the Louisville Cardinals. Allen was called for a flagrant-one violation after tripping Louisville player Ray Spalding on February 8, 2016. The move looked to be purposeful, according to commentators, as Allen put out his leg while on the ground while Spalding hopped over him.
Grayson Allen claimed before to the start of the season that he was eager to put the previous season's tripping occurrences behind him. On the other hand, on December 21, he was given a technical foul after he tripped Elon's, Steven Santa Ana. The next day, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski banned Allen indefinitely from the team. Krzyzewski relieved Allen of his team leadership following Duke's December 2016 game. Allen returned to the game on January 4, 2017, following a one-game ban.
Grayson Allen scored 14.5 points per game and shot 36.5 percent from three-point shooting during the 2016–2017 season. He played 29.6 minutes per game and made 81.1 percent of his free throws. Duke progressed to the second round of the NCAA tournament before being defeated by South Carolina.
Grayson Allen confirmed his return to Duke for his senior year as a basketball player on April 18, 2017. For the 2017–2018 season, the squad elected to re-elect him as captain. Allen scored 37 points in an 88–81 victory over Michigan State on November 14, 2017. Allen had 25 points and three rebounds in a 96–80 win over South Dakota on December 2, 2017.
Grayson Allen was penalized for a flagrant-one charge in the ACC Tournament on March 9, 2018, for tripping Garrison Brooks from North Carolina with a hip check.
Duke advanced to the NCAA Tournament's Elite Eight when they were upset by Kansas in overtime, 85–81. Allen scored 12 points on 3-for-13 shooting in his final college basketball game, missed a possible game-winning jumper, and missed two three-pointers late in extra time; he did, however, convert many key free throws.
Allen's professional career began when the Utah Jazz picked Allen with the 21st overall choice in the 2018 NBA draft on June 21, 2018. Grayson Allen signed a four-year rookie scale contract with the Utah Jazz on July 2. On October 22, he made his NBA debut against the Memphis Grizzlies, scoring seven points in 11 minutes off the bench. Allen had a career-high 40 points, seven rebounds, four assists, a steal, and a block in a 137–143 overtime defeat to the Los Angeles Clippers on April 10, 2019.
On July 6, 2019, Allen was transferred to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for Mike Conley, along with Kyle Korver, Jae Crowder, Darius Bazley's draft rights, and a future first-round selection. On July 11, he was dismissed from an NBA Summer League game between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Boston Celtics after hitting back-to-back flagrant fouls dubbed as cheap shots, by commentators. On October 23, he made his Memphis Grizzlies debut, scoring five points, dishing out two assists, and grabbing one rebound in a 101–120 defeat to the Miami Heat.
Memphis announced on December 16, 2020, that they have secured their player option on Allen for the 2021–22 season. He made his season debut as a basketball player with the Grizzlies on December 23, recording six points, two rebounds, and five assists.
On August 7, 2021, the Grizzlies traded Allen as a basketball player to the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for Sam Merrill and two future second-round draft selections. Allen reportedly signed a two-year, $20 million rookie-scale agreement with the Bucks on October 18. The next day, Allen made his team debut, scoring 10 points, dishing out six assists, and grabbing four rebounds in a victory over the Brooklyn Nets.
Other Interesting Grayson Allen Facts And Trivia
- Grayson Allen made global headlines after an incident during a game against the Louisville Cardinals. Allen was called for a flagrant-one violation after tripping Louisville player Ray Spalding on February 8, 2016. The move looked to be purposeful, according to commentators, as Allen put out his leg while on the ground while Spalding hopped over him.
- Grayson Allen started to have a serious professional basketball career during his time at Providence School and Duke University.
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