NEW YORK – (Staff Report from Official News Release) – The New York Knicks announced the signing of former Celtics guard Kadeem Allen.
Allen, 6-3, 200 pounds, split last season between Boston and their G League affiliate Maine. In 34 games (33 starts) for the Red Claws, he averaged 17.7 points, 5.5 rebounds, five assists and 2.2 steals over 34.5 minutes, and was named to the NBA G League All-Defensive Team. He also appeared in 18 games (one start) for the Celtics, recording 19 points and 12 assists over 107 minutes.
The Wilmington, NC-native was originally selected by Boston in the second round (53rd overall) of the 2017 NBA Draft, following two seasons at the University of Arizona and two seasons at Hutchinson Community College (NC). As a senior at Arizona, he averaged 9.8 points, four rebounds, three assists and a team-leading 1.6 steals.