Jarrett Allen (born April 21, 1998) is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets for the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the University of Texas at Austin.
Allen attended St. Stephen's Episcopal School in Austin, Texas where he went on to win two SPC championships. He played in the 2016 McDonald's All-American Boys Game. He committed to the University of Texas at Austin to play college basketball.
As a freshman at Texas, Allen averaged 13.4 points and 8.4 rebounds per game. After the season, he entered the 2017 NBA draft.
Allen was selected with the 22nd overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft by the Brooklyn Nets. On July 20 he signed his rookie scale deal with the Nets. Allen was 19 years 182 days when he made his NBA debut on October 20, thus becoming the second-youngest player to ever step foot on court for the Nets, just behind Derrick Favors. He finished the game with nine points on 3-for-3 shooting, two rebounds, and one block. On January 25, 2018, Allen joined the starting lineup for the first time and recorded a career high 16 points and 12 rebounds in a 116-108 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. On February 2, 2018, in a game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Allen scored a career-high 20 points, as well as five rebounds and one block. On March 21, 2018, Allen recorded four blocks, which matched his career high, as well as six rebounds, and 9 points in a 111-105 loss to the Charlotte Hornets.
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