Allen Named to 2018-19 All NBA G League Defensive Team
NEW YORK, NY - April 3, 2019 - Two-Way Player Kadeem Allen of the Westchester Knicks, the official NBA G League affiliate of the New York Knicks, was named to the 2018-19 NBA G League All-Defensive Team as announced by the league office Wednesday afternoon.
In 39 games played, Allen, 6'3, 200, ranked top-20 in the G League in steals per game (1.5). His season-high stood at four steals which he registered at Long Island (12/20).
His 5.5 rebounds per game ranked top-30 but top-10 among guards who appeared in at least 39 contests. His 1.1 offensive rebounds slotted him 12th among guards who appeared in at least 39 games.
Allen collected 10-plus boards three times this season which included a career-high 14 against Greensboro (2/28). He hauled a season-high five on the offensive glass against Oklahoma City Blue (12/8).
His 59 steals with Westchester ranks 10th all-time in franchise history.
The Wilmington, NC native was also named to the All-Defensive team last season as a member of the Maine Red Claws. With Maine, Allen played in 34 games, and was among the league leaders in steals, averaging 2.2 steals per game.
Watch Kadeem Allen's highlights here - https://youtu.be/GMzMKg8Zc_o
Watch Kadeem Allen's triple-double performance here - https://youtu.be/mt9jk1YtRD0
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