Grayson Allen

Grayson Allen

Basketball Player

Grayson James Allen is an American professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association. He played four years of college basketball at Duke University.

Full Name
Grayson James Allen
Oct 8, 1995
6′ 4″
Net Worth


Grayson James Allen was born on October 8, 1995, in Jacksonville, Florida. He is a professional basketball player for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA). His zodiac sign is Libra and his ethnicity is Caucasian. Allen attended Providence School in Jacksonville, where he played both football and basketball. 

    In 2014, Allen enrolled at Duke University and played college basketball under legendary coach Mike Krzyzewski. During his freshman year, Allen helped lead the team to a 35-4 record and an appearance in the 2015 NCAA national championship game. During his 3 years playing with Duke, Allen was selected as one of the top 25 players in college basketball twice and was named ACC Player of the Year in 2016–17. 

    After being selected 21st overall by Utah Jazz during the 2018 NBA Draft, Allen quickly became one of their key rotation players and played 74 games during his rookie season. During his second season with Utah, he averaged 11 points per game while shooting 40% from beyond the arc. On November 24th 2020, he was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies for Gorgui Dieng and two future 2nd round picks. 

    In addition to his basketball career, Grayson has taken time off to volunteer at local charities such as Boys & Girls Clubs of America and St Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1995</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Grayson Allen is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On October 8, 1995, Grayson Allen was born in Jacksonville, Florida.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">High School All-American</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Allen is selected as a High School All-American by the McDonald’s All-American Game.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Enrolls at Duke University</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Enrolls at Duke University and begins his college basketball career.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Helps Lead Duke to a Championship</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Helps lead Duke to a National Championship and is named Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Selected 21st Overall in NBA Draft</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Selected as the twenty-first overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs with Memphis Grizzlies</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Signs with the Memphis Grizzlies after being waived by the Jazz.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Named G League MVP</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Named the G League MVP after leading the Memphis Hustle to the Western Conference Finals.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Great Leader</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Grayson Allen is a great leader both on and off the court. He leads by example, setting a good example for his teammates and encouraging them to do their best. He is also an excellent communicator and knows how to get the most out of his teammates.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Great Athlete</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Grayson Allen is a great athlete. He has the ability to score from anywhere on the court and can create his own shot. He is also an excellent defender and uses his athleticism to help him stay in front of opposing players.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Got Personality</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Grayson Allen has an infectious personality that is contagious when he steps onto the court. His energy and enthusiasm for the game shows through passion and intensity every time he plays. His passion for the game makes it fun to watch him play.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Four Time ACC Player of the Year</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Grayson Allen was the first player in the history of the Atlantic Coast Conference to be named ACC Player of the Year four times, from 2014 to 2017.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> NCAA Tournament MOP</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Allen was named Most Outstanding Player of the 2015 NCAA Tournament after leading Duke to a national championship victory over Wisconsin.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> First Player Since 2001 to Score 40 Points in a Game</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Grayson Allen became the first Duke player since 2001 to score 40 points or more in a game when he scored 43 against Notre Dame in 2017.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Triple Threat</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2016, Grayson Allen became just the third player in Duke history to lead the team in points, rebounds and assists in a single season.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> NBA Draft Pick</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2018, Allen was selected 21st overall by the Utah Jazz in the 2018 NBA Draft.</p></div>


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