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Lavoy Allen

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2015-16
Appeared in 79 games and made 28 starts during the 2015-16 regular season while averaging 5.4 points, a career-high 5.4 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game … Set a new career high as he shot 51.6 percent from the field during the regular season … Set new single-season career highs in offensive rebounds (162), defensive rebounds (262), total rebounds (424), assists (76) and steals (26) … Ranked 28th among qualified players in the NBA with an average of 2.1 offensive rebounds per game … Scored in double figures nine times, recorded 10 or more rebounds in seven games and posted four double-doubles … Recorded the highest scoring total of his Pacers career with a season-high 15 points on 6-for-8 shooting against the Wizards, 1/15 … Finished with 13 points and grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds at Atlanta, 2/5 … Recorded his fourth double-double of the season with 12 points and 11 rebounds, including eight on the offensive glass, against the Magic, 3/31. His eight offensive rebounds marked the highest total by any Pacers player om 2015-16 … Finished with 14 points on 7-for-12 shooting to go with six rebounds at Milwaukee, 4/13 … Led the team in rebounding 11 times and in assists twice … Missed the game against San Antonio on March 7 with a sore left knee … Recorded two DNP-CDs.

CAREER
A five-year NBA veteran, Allen holds career averages of 5.1 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game in 327 games (82 starts) … Holds career shooting percentages of .472 from the field and .680 from the foul line … Has recorded 14 career double-doubles with a single-season high of four during the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons … Acquired from Philadelphia along with Evan Turner in exchange for Danny Granger and a future second round draft pick, February 20, 2014 … Re-signed with the Pacers on July 28, 2015 … Selected by Philadelphia with the 50th overall pick in the second round of the 2011 NBA Draft … 2014-15: Made 63 appearances off the bench and averaged 5.0 points and a career-high 5.1 rebounds in 17.0 minutes per game…Shot 47.2 percent from the field and 70.2 percent from the free throw line … Set a new career high with four double-doubles … Scored in double figures in 10 games and recorded 10 or more rebounds a career-high eight times… Scored a season-high 14 points on 7-for-11 shooting to go with 13 rebounds in a season-high 36 minutes against the Clippers, 12/10… Pulled down a season-high 15 rebounds to go with 12 points in the win over Utah, 11/10…Recorded a career-high six assists and tied a career-high with four blocks against Chicago, 12/29… Led the Pacers in rebounding 10 times … Played in 39 of the first 40 games of the season, averaging 6.8 points and 6.9 rebounds in 22.1 minutes per game over that span … After the first two months of the season, he ranked 9th in the NBA with 92 offensive rebounds and 32nd in the league with 7.3 rebounds per game … Scored the 1,000th point of his NBA career against the Nuggets, 11/14…Pulled down his 1,000th career rebound in the win over Orlando, 11/28 … Recorded 13 DNP-CDs … Missed six games from Jan. 31-Feb. 11 with a sore right knee … 2013-14: Appeared in a combined 65 games (two starts) with Philadelphia and Indiana, averaging 4.7 points and 4.8 rebounds per game … Acquired from Philadelphia along with Evan Turner in exchange for Danny Granger and a future second-round draft pick on Feb. 20, 2014 … Played in 14 games for the Pacers, averaging 2.9 points and 2.4 rebounds per game while shooting 61 percent from the field in 8.0 minutes per game … Posted his best scoring outing in a Pacers uniform in his return to Philadelphia, 3/14, as he matched a season-high with 13 points on 6-for-6 shooting with four rebounds and two blocked shots in 18 minutes off the bench … Registered his third double-double of the season and first in Indiana with 12 points and a season-high 11 rebounds in the regular season finale at Orlando, 4/16 … Made his Pacers debut in the fourth quarter of the win over the Lakers, 2/25, finishing with three rebounds and one assist in the final five minutes … Played 28 minutes off the bench, hitting 3-of-9 shots and 2-of-4 free throws for eight points and eight rebounds at Milwaukee, 4/9 … Hit one of two field goals with four rebounds in 10 minutes off the bench against Atlanta, 4/6 … Was on the inactive list for the game at Milwaukee, 2/22, and did not appear in 12 games due to a coach’s decision … Appeared in 51 games (two starts) for the 76ers before the trade, averaging 5.2 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 18.8 minutes per game … While in Philadelphia, missed four games due to injury (Jan. 10-17) with a sore right calf… 2012-13: In 79 games with 37 starts, averaged 5.8 points, 5.0 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 0.70 blocks in 21.1 minutes per game while shooting 45.4% from the floor and 71.7% from the line … Had a career-high 20 points at Sacramento on 3/24/13 after not scoring above 15 points his first 106 career games played … Scored 10+ points 18 times … Recorded 3+ offensive rebounds in nine straight games from 12/19/12-1/4/13 … recorded three double-doubles … had 14 points and a career-high 22 rebounds (11 offensive) vs. Charlotte on 2/9/13 … Shot 20-of-21 from the line the first 19 games of 2012-13 … Committed just 55 turnovers in 78 games played in 2012- 13 … 2011-12: In 41 games with 15 starts, averaged 4.1 points and 4.2 rebounds in 15.2 minutes per game while shooting 47.3% from the floor and 78.6% from the line … As a starter, averaged 4.8 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 18.9 minutes per game … Sixers were 3-1 when he scored 10+ points … Grabbed 10+ rebounds twice.

PLAYOFFS
Has appeared in 22 playoff games with four starts as a member of the Philadelphia 76ers (2012) and Indiana Pacers (2014, 2016) … Holds career averages of 3.9 points and 3.5 rebounds in 13.7 minutes per game while shooting 52.0 percent from the field … 2015-16: Played In six of Indiana’s seven games during the team’s First Round series against Toronto and started each of the first three games of the series … Totaled six points, 14 rebounds and two assists in 8.5 minutes per game … Finished with four points and pulled down seven rebounds in the Pacers’ Game 1 road win at Toronto, 4/16 … Scored two points and added four rebounds In Game 2, 4/18 … 2013-14: Made four appearances off the bench as Indiana reached the Eastern Conference Finals, totaling four points and five rebounds in 3.8 minutes per game … In his second appearance, he finished with two points and tied for the team-high with four rebounds in six minutes off the bench in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against Washington, 5/13/14 … 2011-12: Appeared in 12 games with one start for Philadelphia during its run to the 2012 Eastern Conference Semifinals, averaging 6.3 points, 4.9 rebounds and 0.92 blocks in 19.7 minutes per game while shooting 55.7% from the floor and 58.3% from the line … Scored 10+ points four times, including 12 points on 6-of-6 shooting in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals at Boston on 5/21/12.

COLLEGE
Played all four seasons at Temple and left as the school’s all-time leading rebounder (1,147) while ranking third in blocks (213) … As a senior, averaged 11.5 points, 8.6 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.8 blocks … Named first team All-Atlantic 10 as both a junior and a senior and made the conference’s All-Defensive team in each of his final three seasons … As a junior, became the first player in school history to average a double-double since 1970-71 … Shot 53.4 percent from the floor for his career.

PERSONAL
Born in Trenton, New Jersey on February 4, 1989 … Grew up in Morrisville, Pa. and attended Pennsbury High School ... Volunteers with Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Make a Wish Foundation in the Indianapolis area … Holds a Thanksgiving turkey giveaway in which he donates food to 100 families through the Boys and Girls Club in Indianapolis ... Helps present a BINGO Night at senior living homes in the Indianapolis area.

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Height: 6'9''/ 2.06m
Weight: 260 lbs./ 117.9 kg
Born: February 04, 1989
From: Temple University
Draft: 2nd Round (50th pick) 2011 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2011
Years Pro: 5
Previous Teams:
  Indiana Pacers 2014 - 2015
  Philadelphia 76ers 2013 - 2013
  Indiana Pacers 2013 - 2013
  Philadelphia 76ers 2011 - 2012
Prior to NBA/Country: Temple/USA

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