Grayson Allen - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 10, 2020

Grayson Allen
Profession: Basketball player
Best Known For: Memphis Grizzlies, NBA
Salary: $2.43252 million
Net Worth: $2 million

Personal Details

Born on : October 8, 1995 (age 26)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Grayson James Allen
Birth Place: Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Horoscope: Libra
Father's Name: William Allen
Mother's Name: Sherry Allen
Siblings: No Sibling(s)
High School: Providence School of Jacksonville
University: Duke University
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Morgan Reid

Body Measurements

Height: 1.96 meter (6 feet 5 inch)
Weight: 90 kg (198.42 lb)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Grayson Allen?

Grayson Allen is a basketball player by profession and American by nationality. He plays as a Shooting guard for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA) having played college basketball at Duke University. 

Grayson Allen – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Grayson Allen’s birth took place on October 8, 1995, in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. He was born as Grayson James Allen to mother Sherry Allen, a human resource manager and father William Allen, a government contractor.

He is the only child of his parents and does not have siblings. However, his parents took in Grayson’s school friend Tonan Ferrell. Ferrell, who was Allen’s best friend, had been given up by his mother.

Grayson Allen with his parents and Tonan Ferrell (Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

Growing up he took into basketball and began to love the sport. For education, he attended Providence School of Jacksonville. After graduation, he joined Duke University in 2014. Grayson Allen graduated from the same in 2018.

His ethnicity is Caucasian.

Grayson Allen – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Grayson Allen was in a relationship with high school sweetheart Bailey Bunnell and had been dating since 2013. They were in a long-distance relationship while in college as Bunnell had studied at the University of South Carolina. The couple were together until 2018 and broke their 5-year romantic relationship.

Grayson Allen, Morgan Reid - posted November 2018 (Instagram)

Currently, Allen is dating Morgan Reid, a soccer player and plays for Orlando Pride of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). Reid also studied at Duke University and had graduated in 2018. They had begun dating in late 2018. He is yet to marry, take a wife and have children.

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Grayson Allen – Career

Early Career

While a freshman at Duke, Grayson Allen averaged 4.4 points per game and was named to the ACC all-academic team.   In his junior year, he was considered one of the top returning players in college basketball. 

During the 2015–16 season, he was one of the best offensive players in the ACC and a major contributor in the NCAA tournament in 2015.

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Professional Sportsman

Allen was selected by Utah Jazz in the 21st overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft on June 21, 2018. More than a week later, on July 2, he signed with the Utah Jazz on a rookie contract. His debut NBA game was on October 22, 2018, against the Memphis Grizzlies, in which he scored 7 points.

His career-high was 40 points with seven rebounds, four assists, a steal, and a block, in a game against Los Angeles Clippers on April 10, 2019. On July 6, 2019, it was announced by Memphis Grizzlies that Grayson Allen has been traded to them.

Grayson Allen (Forbes)

Stats

His college stats from 2014 to 2018 is 142 GP, 97 GS, 27.9 MPG, .430 FG%, .380 3P%, .834 FT%, 3.2 RPG, 3 APG, 1 SPG, 0.1 BPG, 14.1 PPG.

Grayson Allen’s stats for 2018-2019 season of NBA regular season are 38 GP, 2 GS, 10.9 MPG, .376 FG%, .323 3P%, .750 FT%, 0.6 RPG, 0.7 APG, 0.2 SPG, 0.2 BPG, 5.6 PPG.

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Grayson Allen – Controversy, Foul

Allen assessed a flagrant-one foul during a game against Louisville Cardinals on 8 February 2016. Commentators said that he appeared to have stuck out his leg while on the ground as Ray Spalding was hopping over him intentionally. In the same season (second game against Louisville), he exchanged elbows while scuffling for a ball on the ground. Grayson Allen later received a technical foul and ejection for yelling at a referee.

On February 25 he tripped opposing guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes of Florida State. For his second tripping incident in less than a month, he received a reprimand from the Atlantic Coast Conference(ACC) a day later.

In the 2016-2917 season, he tripped Steven Santa Ana of Elon and was charged with a technical foul. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski suspended Grayson Allen indefinitely and stripped him of his team captaincy a day later. However, he was allowed to retuned to play on January 4, 2017, after being suspended for one game. 

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Grayson Allen – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth is estimated to be over $2 million. His current annual salary for the 2019/20 season is $2,432,520. If he remains in contract with Memphis Grizzlies, his salary will gradually increase to $2,548,440 in 2020/21, $4,059,664 in 2021/22, $5,849,977 in 2022/23.

Grayson Allen – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Grayson Allen is active on Instagram and Twitter with thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook.

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