The Bucks acquired Allen from the Memphis Grizzlies in a commerce this summer season. The deal occurred forward of the 6 p.m. ET deadline for members of the 2018 NBA draft to signal extensions.
Allen, the twenty first choose in 2018, set profession highs in factors (10.6), rebounds (3.2) and assists (2.2) per recreation final season for a Memphis crew that superior from the play-in match to develop into the eighth seed within the Western Convention playoffs.
The previous Duke standout additionally shot 39.1% from 3-point vary whereas averaging 25.2 minutes per recreation.
Allen’s addition helps the defending NBA champion Bucks fill the long-distance void left by Bryn Forbes, who declined his participant possibility and signed with the Spurs in free company.