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2017-18 NBA Stats

PTS

4.9

REB

2.3

AST

0.5

STL

0.7

BLK

0.1

2017-18 NBA ROS Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

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HT: 6' 4"   WT: 213 lbs   DOB: 1/11/1982  College: Oklahoma State   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #25 Overall in 2004   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a one-year contract with the Pelicans in September of 2017.

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Tony Allen NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 22 77 16.4 6.4 2.9 0.8 1.0 0.3 0.2 47.5 73.7 1.0 1.1 1.8 0.4 38.7 2.4 5.0 1.5 2.0
2005-06 23 51 19.2 7.2 2.2 1.3 1.0 0.4 0.2 47.1 74.6 1.3 0.6 1.5 0.7 32.4 2.5 5.4 2.0 2.6
2006-07 24 33 24.4 11.5 3.8 1.7 1.5 0.4 0.2 51.4 78.4 2.3 1.1 2.7 1.0 24.2 4.0 7.8 3.2 4.1
2007-08 25 75 18.3 6.6 2.2 1.5 0.8 0.3 0.2 43.4 76.2 1.5 0.5 1.8 0.8 31.6 2.3 5.2 1.8 2.4
2008-09 26 46 19.3 7.8 2.3 1.4 1.2 0.5 0.1 48.2 72.5 1.7 0.5 1.8 0.6 22.2 3.0 6.2 1.7 2.4
2009-10 27 54 16.5 6.1 2.7 1.3 1.1 0.4 0.0 51.0 60.5 1.2 1.0 1.7 0.1 0.0 2.4 4.7 1.3 2.2
2010-11 28 MEM 72 20.8 8.9 2.7 1.4 1.8 0.6 0.1 51.0 75.3 1.2 1.0 1.7 0.3 17.4 3.5 6.8 1.9 2.5
2011-12 29 MEM 58 26.3 9.8 4.0 1.4 1.8 0.6 0.1 46.9 80.0 1.6 1.7 2.3 0.4 30.8 3.6 7.7 2.4 3.0
2012-13 30 MEM 79 26.7 8.9 4.6 1.2 1.5 0.6 0.0 44.5 71.7 1.2 1.5 3.1 0.3 12.5 3.6 8.1 1.7 2.4
2013-14 31 MEM 55 23.2 9.0 3.8 1.7 1.6 0.3 0.2 49.4 62.8 1.6 1.4 2.3 0.9 23.4 3.7 7.5 1.4 2.2
2014-15 32 MEM 63 26.2 8.6 4.4 1.4 2.0 0.5 0.2 49.5 62.7 1.4 1.6 2.8 0.5 34.5 3.6 7.2 1.3 2.0
2015-16 33 MEM 64 25.3 8.4 4.6 1.1 1.7 0.3 0.2 45.8 65.2 1.2 1.6 3.0 0.7 35.7 3.4 7.3 1.4 2.2
2016-17 34 MEM 71 27.0 9.1 5.5 1.4 1.6 0.4 0.2 46.1 61.5 1.4 2.3 3.2 0.8 27.8 3.9 8.4 1.1 1.8
2017-18 35 NOP 14 13.9 4.9 2.3 0.5 0.7 0.1 0.1 52.5 22.2 0.9 0.6 1.6 0.6 25.0 2.3 4.4 0.1 0.6
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Tony Allen NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 2 15.5 5.0 3.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 71.4 0.0 1.0 0.5 2.5 0.0 0.0 2.5 3.5 0.0 0.5
Last 14 Days 2 15.5 5.0 3.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 71.4 0.0 1.0 0.5 2.5 0.0 0.0 2.5 3.5 0.0 0.5
Last 30 Days 10 15.2 5.9 2.7 0.6 0.8 0.0 0.2 56.0 14.3 0.9 0.6 2.1 0.7 28.6 2.8 5.0 0.1 0.7
Last 5 Games 5 16.2 4.4 2.8 0.8 0.8 0.0 0.0 57.9 0.0 1.0 0.6 2.2 0.0 0.0 2.2 3.8 0.0 0.6
Last 10 Games 10 15.2 5.9 2.7 0.6 0.8 0.0 0.2 56.0 14.3 0.9 0.6 2.1 0.7 28.6 2.8 5.0 0.1 0.7

 

2017-18 NBA Game Log   Tony Allen
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Date Opp SCORE MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Nov 22 SAS 107-90 13 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 20 OKC 114-107 18 6 6 1 1 0 1 3 4 0 1 0 0 1 5 2
Nov 17 @DEN 146-114 Did Not Play
Nov 15 TOR 116-125 Did Not Play
Nov 13 ATL 106-105 Did Not Play
Nov 11 LAC 111-103 Did Not Play
Nov 9 @TOR 122-118 14 6 3 1 0 0 1 3 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 2
Nov 7 @IND 112-117 24 4 4 1 1 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 4
Nov 4 @CHI 90-96 12 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 2
Nov 3 @DAL 94-99 18 10 3 2 2 0 0 4 9 1 2 1 2 1 2 3
Nov 1 MIN 98-104 19 10 4 0 0 0 1 5 8 0 0 0 1 1 3 3
Oct 30 ORL 99-115 16 9 2 0 0 0 0 4 6 0 0 1 2 1 1 0
Oct 28 CLE 123-101 6 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 1
Oct 26 @SAC 106-114 12 6 4 0 2 0 2 3 6 0 0 0 1 0 4 3
Oct 24 @POR 103-93 15 3 1 0 0 0 2 1 5 1 2 0 1 1 0 4
Oct 22 @LAL 112-119 8 6 0 1 2 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 20 GSW 120-128 7 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Oct 18 @MEM 103-91 11 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
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Tony Allen – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#2 Small Forward
Also Listed As:  #3 Shooting Guard

1.  Dante Cunningham

2.  Tony Allen

3.  E'Twaun Moore

4.  Darius Miller

5.  Jalen Jones

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True Shooting Percentage

52.3%

True Shooting % in 2017-18

In 2017-18, Tony Allen has a true shooting percentage of 52.3%.

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Tony Allen NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 22 77 36.0 14.0 6.3 1.8 2.2 0.7 0.3 47.5 73.7 2.2 2.4 3.9 0.9 38.7 5.2 11.0 3.2 4.3
2005-06 23 51 36.0 13.6 4.1 2.5 1.9 0.7 0.4 47.1 74.6 2.5 1.2 2.9 1.3 32.4 4.7 10.1 3.7 4.9
2006-07 24 33 36.0 16.9 5.5 2.5 2.2 0.5 0.4 51.4 78.4 3.4 1.6 4.0 1.5 24.2 5.9 11.6 4.7 6.0
2007-08 25 75 36.0 13.0 4.4 3.0 1.6 0.6 0.5 43.4 76.2 2.9 0.9 3.5 1.5 31.6 4.4 10.2 3.6 4.7
2008-09 26 46 36.0 14.6 4.2 2.7 2.2 0.9 0.2 48.2 72.5 3.1 0.9 3.3 1.1 22.2 5.6 11.5 3.2 4.4
2009-10 27 54 36.0 13.3 5.9 2.9 2.4 0.8 0.0 51.0 60.5 2.7 2.1 3.8 0.2 0.0 5.2 10.2 2.9 4.8
2010-11 28 MEM 72 36.0 15.5 4.7 2.5 3.1 1.1 0.1 51.0 75.3 2.1 1.7 3.0 0.6 17.4 6.0 11.9 3.3 4.4
2011-12 29 MEM 58 36.0 13.4 5.5 1.9 2.5 0.8 0.2 46.9 80.0 2.2 2.3 3.2 0.6 30.8 5.0 10.6 3.3 4.1
2012-13 30 MEM 79 36.0 12.0 6.2 1.7 2.0 0.8 0.1 44.5 71.7 1.6 2.1 4.1 0.4 12.5 4.8 10.9 2.3 3.2
2013-14 31 MEM 55 36.0 13.9 5.9 2.6 2.5 0.5 0.3 49.4 62.8 2.5 2.2 3.6 1.3 23.4 5.7 11.6 2.1 3.4
2014-15 32 MEM 63 36.0 11.8 6.1 1.9 2.8 0.7 0.2 49.5 62.7 1.9 2.3 3.9 0.6 34.5 4.9 9.9 1.7 2.8
2015-16 33 MEM 64 36.0 11.9 6.6 1.6 2.4 0.4 0.3 45.8 65.2 1.7 2.3 4.3 0.9 35.7 4.8 10.4 2.0 3.1
2016-17 34 MEM 71 36.0 12.1 7.4 1.8 2.2 0.5 0.3 46.1 61.5 1.9 3.1 4.2 1.0 27.8 5.2 11.2 1.5 2.4
2017-18 35 NOP 14 36.0 12.6 5.9 1.3 1.9 0.4 0.4 52.5 22.2 2.4 1.7 4.3 1.5 25.0 5.9 11.3 0.4 1.7
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Tony Allen NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 22 77 1262 492 221 64 76 24 12 47.5 73.7 77 85 136 31 38.7 184 387 112 152
2005-06 23 51 978 369 111 67 51 18 11 47.1 74.6 67 32 79 34 32.4 129 274 100 134
2006-07 24 33 805 379 124 56 49 12 8 51.4 78.4 75 35 89 33 24.2 133 259 105 134
2007-08 25 75 1373 494 168 114 62 21 18 43.4 76.2 109 34 134 57 31.6 169 389 138 181
2008-09 26 46 888 359 104 66 54 23 6 48.2 72.5 77 22 82 27 22.2 137 284 79 109
2009-10 27 54 891 330 145 72 59 19 0 51.0 60.5 66 52 93 5 0.0 129 253 72 119
2010-11 28 MEM 72 1494 643 193 104 129 44 4 51.0 75.3 86 70 123 23 17.4 251 492 137 182
2011-12 29 MEM 58 1525 568 233 79 104 33 8 46.9 80.0 94 98 135 26 30.8 210 448 140 175
2012-13 30 MEM 79 2109 705 363 98 119 44 3 44.5 71.7 94 121 242 24 12.5 284 638 134 187
2013-14 31 MEM 55 1278 495 208 94 90 19 11 49.4 62.8 90 79 129 47 23.4 204 413 76 121
2014-15 32 MEM 63 1648 539 280 86 129 30 10 49.5 62.7 86 103 177 29 34.5 225 455 79 126
2015-16 33 MEM 64 1619 535 296 70 110 18 15 45.8 65.2 78 104 192 42 35.7 215 469 90 138
2016-17 34 MEM 71 1914 643 391 98 115 29 15 46.1 61.5 100 166 225 54 27.8 274 595 80 130
2017-18 35 NOP 14 194 68 32 7 10 2 2 52.5 22.2 13 9 23 8 25.0 32 61 2 9
Rest Of Season Projections 35 NOP 62 754 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Tony Allen
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Tony Allen NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2004-05 22 77 16.4 54.2 49.1 10.8 12.9 0.8 7.2
2005-06 23 51 19.2 55.4 49.1 14.3 14.3 1.0 7.3
2006-07 24 33 24.4 59.6 52.9 12.5 16.7 0.7 11.8
2007-08 25 75 18.3 52.7 45.8 16.5 15.8 1.0 6.5
2008-09 26 46 19.3 54.1 49.3 13.9 16.2 0.9 7.7
2009-10 27 54 16.5 54.0 51.0 16.2 14.9 1.1 7.2
2010-11 28 MEM 72 20.8 56.2 51.4 13.6 11.3 1.2 10.3
2011-12 29 MEM 58 26.3 54.1 47.8 11.3 13.5 0.8 11.2
2012-13 30 MEM 79 26.7 48.9 44.7 10.7 10.3 1.0 10.5
2013-14 31 MEM 55 23.2 53.1 50.7 14.5 13.8 1.0 10.2
2014-15 32 MEM 63 26.2 52.8 50.5 12.6 12.6 1.0 11.1
2015-16 33 MEM 64 25.3 50.5 47.4 10.3 11.5 0.9 10.1
2016-17 34 MEM 71 27.0 49.3 47.3 11.5 11.8 1.0 11.3
2017-18 35 NOP 14 13.9 52.3 54.1 8.2 15.3 0.5 5.0
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Tony Allen: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Allen (knee) is expected to play in Monday's game against the Nuggets, Christian Boutwell of The Advocate reports.

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Allen (knee) will be sidelined for Friday's game against the Nuggets.

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Head coach Alvin Gentry said Allen (knee) will most likely play against the Nuggets on Friday, Will Guillory of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

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Allen (knee) has been ruled out for Wednesday's game against the Raptors, Jennifer Hale of Fox Sports reports.

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Allen (knee) is questionable for Wednesday's game against the Raptors, Pelicans radio broadcasting manager Daniel Sallerson reports.

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Updating a previous report, Allen (knee) has been ruled out for Monday's game against the Hawks.

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Allen (knee) is not listed on the injury report in advance of Monday's matchup with the Hawks.

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Allen (knee) will not play Saturday against the Clippers, Pelicans radio host Daniel Sallerson reports.

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Allen (ankle) is not listed on the injury report in advance of Wednesday's season opener against the Grizzlies.

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Allen (ankle) is expected to be available for Wednesday's season opener against the Grizzlies, Will Guillory of NOLA.com reports.

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Allen is dealing with left ankle soreness and has been ruled out for Friday's preseason finale against the Grizzlies.

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Allen is finalizing a one-year deal with the Pelicans, Shams Charania of The Vertical reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017-18

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2016-17

Allenís reputation as an elite perimeter defender has made him a mainstay in the Grizzliesí rotation for the last six seasons and should continue to do so again in 2016-17. However, the 34-year-old is beginning to show some signs of slippage. Allenís numbers dipped across the board last season, with the 6-foot-4 shooting guard averaging 8.4 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.7 steals and 1.1 assists in 25.3 minutes per game. He also shot 45.8 percent from the floor, marking his lowest figure since 2012-13. Injuries may have been played a role in Allenís statistical downturn, but seem to be a trend at this point in his career, as heís missed at least 18 games in each of the last three seasons. With the Grizzlies bringing in a new coach in David Fizdale this season, Allen wonít be gifted a starting job when training camp opens, though with 39-year-old Vince Carter and unproven youngsters Troy Daniels and James Ennis representing the only alternatives at shooting guard, Allen figures to maintain his spot atop the depth chart. Still, his lack of offensive aptitude and frequently unreliable health largely prevents him from making much of an impact in the fantasy realm.

2015-16

Allen averaged 8.6 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 2.0 steals, and 0.5 blocks in 26 minutes per game during 63 regular season contests in 2014-15, missing time due to hamstring, ankle, and eye ailments. Oddly enough, he averaged one more minute per game in 22 regular season games off the bench than he did in 41 starts. Connecting on 50 percent from the field and 35 percent from three-point land looks great before considering Allen made only 10 three-pointers and converted just 63 percent from the charity stripe. The 33-year-old first-team all-defender is likely to continue receiving ample playing time. However, the 11-year-veteran has never surpassed 27 minutes per game in his career during the regular season, and the addition of Matt Barnes means that is unlikely to change for Allen unless injuries strike.

2014-15

Allen is entering his 11th season. Last season, he averaged 9.0 points, 3.8 rebounds, 1.7 assists, and 1.6 steals, and 0.3 blocks in 23 minutes per game through 55 games. He shot 49 percent from the field on 7.5 attempts per game, 23 percent from three on 0.9 attempts per game, and 63 percent from the free-throw line on 2.2 attempts per game. In seven playoff games versus the Thunder, Allen averaged 12.3 points, 7.7 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.7 steals, and 0.1 blocks in 33 minutes per game. He shot the ball 49 percent from the field on 10.3 attempts per game, missed all seven of his three-point attempts, and converted 73 percent of his free throws on 2.5 attempts per game. Allen missed time with various injuries (hip, hand) in the regular season but had an excellent showing in the playoffs. He's proven himself to be one of the league's top perimeter stoppers, and whether he starts or not, he's likely to see ample time at both the shooting guard and small forward spots. Despite being only 6-4, he's displayed the ability to defend taller and longer forwards, as evidenced by his first-round matchup with Kevin Durant. Still, Allen's inconsistency as an outside shooter and scorer hasn't helped him solidify must-own status in fantasy outside of the deepest leagues.

2013-14

Allen continued to be among the league's best perimeter defenders last season, a valuable piece for fantasy teams in the steals category. He plays hard all over the court and brings the kind of energy that's contagious throughout a lineup. His shooting percentage (career 47.5 percent) suggests he's not an offensive cipher, but he is. As a jump shooter, Allen is abysmal, and that allows opponents to collapse inside where they double up Memphis' offensive threats, Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol. He'll start at shooting guard and impact games defensively, but his inability to be a threat offensively will cap his playing time.

2012-13

Allen is among the top perimeter defenders in the game and was recognized as such in 2011-12, winning NBA All-Defensive First-Team honors. From a fantasy perspective, he can easily get overlooked because he doesnít fit the mold of the prototypical scoring two-guard (just 9.8 points per game last season), nor does he rack up gaudy assist numbers (1.4 per game). As one might expect of an All-Defensive team guard, Allen was among the league leaders in steals per game with 1.8 while adding a quality 4.0 boards per game. More understated was his impressive 46.9 percent shooting percentage. While that percentage is an unusually high number for a two-guard, it was actually a step back for Allen, who has shot 48.2 percent for his career and shot 51.0 percent in both of the previous two seasons. The most optimal approach for your fantasy roster would probably be to pair Allen with more of a scoring threat at shooting guard, combining to produce elite numbers at the position. Of course, if you pair Allen with another guard and their teams happen to be playing each other that night, just note that you may want to insert Allen in your lineup in that situation, since heís almost certain to shut down his counterpart defensively.

2011-12

Allenís defense-first style proved to be a better fit in Memphis than O.J. Mayoís offense, and Allen finished the season as the starting two-guard, averaging 13.3 points, 3.7 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 0.1 three-pointers, 2.3 steals, 0.9 blocks, and 1.4 turnovers in 29 minutes over 30 starts. Although most of his counting stats are altogether unimpressive, Allenís shooting efficiency (54 percent) from the field and contributions defensively in the steals and blocks categories made him a surprisingly significant player to own in fantasy last season. Heís on the books with the Grizzlies for the next two seasons at a modest price, and the team has long been rumored to be seeking to deal Mayo. Either way, Allen seems to have the lock on the starting shooting guard position after he helped the Grizzlies defeat the Spurs in the first round of the playoffs. Grab Allen at the later parts of your draft if youíre in need of steals and some unconventional help in the blocks category.

2010-11

Ankle injuries limited Allen to 54 games in 2009-10, and his poor play upon his return relegated him to the back of the guard rotation for a time. He only played 16.5 minutes per game last year, which was his lowest average since his rookie season. The Grizzlies singed Allen to bolster their thin bench and provide some defensive energy. Those responsibilities appear to be extremely apt for his talents, and he probably wonít take on a bigger role without an injury elsewhere on the roster.

2009-10

Allen will be hurt the most by the addition of Daniels to the backcourt rotation. His best asset is on the defensive end of the court, although a decrease in minutes this season will mean each possession becomes more crucial for him to demonstrate his value to the team and not fantasy owners.

2008-09

Coming off a major knee injury, Allen was slow to recover last season. Combine that with a team suddenly loaded with talent, and his minutes took a big hit as a result. Still, during the season before last, he recorded 1.5 spg while playing just 24:23 mpg, revealing some upside. Allen re-signed with Boston during the offseason, and with James Posey now out of town, heíll be a much bigger part of the teamís rotation this year, especially since they need his defense. One more year removed from the knee injury, heís a sleeper.

2007-08

Allen was well on his way to winning a key rotation role as a Doc Rivers favorite and Boston's best (only?) perimeter defender when an ACL tear cut his season short. This year, Celtic management is placing a lot of faith in Allen's ability to run the offense as a backup to Rajon Rondo at the point, to recover from that torn-up knee and to keep out of trouble off the court. If Allen can do those three things, he might emerge as a valuable bench player in the NBA and in fantasy this season.

2005-06

Allen clearly has some questions to answer this season. The second-year defensive guru is coming back from an offseason knee procedure that was not done until mid-September and will cause Allen to miss all of training camp. Not to mention, he was named in a shooting outside of a Chicago (Ill.) nightclub in August, that left two people injured. Other than that, Allen played well in Bostonís summer league, scoring 16.8 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.8 steals in 28.2 minutes per game in the Las Vegas Invitational. Coach Doc Rivers had increased the Oklahoma State standoutsí minutes to 18.8 in the second half of last season and clearly hoped Allen would become prominent in his off-guard/small-forward rotation with Ricky Davis and Paul Pierce. Thatís pretty much all off the board now, however. It would be unreasonable to expect much from Allen this season.

2003-04

Allen is a good athlete who likes to slash to the rim. He's one of the best defenders in the country. Allen needs a lot of work on his free throw shooting and outside shooting to be effective in the NBA. Look for him to be a early second rounder in the draft.