Grayson Allen Demoted To G League By Utah Jazz

Grayson Allen has come into the league as a bit an albatross. Upon being chosen 21st total within the 2018 NBA Draft, Allen appeared to be the proper praise to a ball-hungry combo guard like Donovan Mitchell, whom the franchise is billing as their cornerstone piece. But none the whole lot has gone to plan, together with Mitchell’s growth in 12 months two.

Grayson Allen has performed in fourteen video games in his rookie marketing campaign with the Utah Jazz, one which as a starter. But on Monday the merrymaking got here to an finish, as Allen was demoted to the G League farmhouse, the Salt Lake City Stars. With Grayson Allen on the helm their fense for one evening solely, the Salt Lake City Stars managed a 40-point drubbing the rival Rio Grande Valley Vipers, with Allen pouring 26 factors his personal to steer the cost. 

The 26-point efficiency led to a recall again to Utah Jazz for a few day, till it was determined he could be higher served with a extra PT (briefly) within the decrease tier, particularly with latest acquisition Kyle Korver serving rather a lot the identical features as Allen on each ends the ball. Allen is averaging 10.5 minutes a recreation, all through his 14 NBA video games date. The Jazz are in no way giving up on their first-round choose; the G League is best served than ever to assist youthful gamers enhance their prile within the professional ranks.