Malik Allen

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Malik Allen
Malik Allen.jpg
Detroit Pistons
Position Assistant Coach
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1978-06-27) June 27, 1978 (age 36)
Willingboro, New Jersey
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school Shawnee (Medford, New Jersey)
College Villanova (1996–2000)
NBA draft 2000 / Undrafted
Pro career 2000–2011
Position Power forward
Career history
As player:
2000–2001 San Diego Wildfire (ABA)
20012005 Miami Heat
2005 Charlotte Bobcats
20052007 Chicago Bulls
2007–2008 New Jersey Nets
2008 Dallas Mavericks
2008–2009 Milwaukee Bucks
2009–2010 Denver Nuggets
20102011 Orlando Magic
As coach:
2014–present Detroit Pistons (assistant)

Malik Omar Allen (born June 27, 1978) is a retired American professional basketball player, currently serving as an assistant coach for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Professional career[edit]

After four years at Villanova University Allen went undrafted in the 2000 NBA Draft. He began his career in the ABA with the San Diego Wildfire and in the International Basketball League with Trenton in 2000–01 season. On July 20, 2001 he was signed by the Miami Heat of the NBA. He stayed with the Heat until he was traded on February 24, 2005 to the Charlotte Bobcats. The Chicago Bulls signed him to a two-year deal on September 2, 2005. Over two seasons with the Bulls Allen played in 114 regular season games making 21 starts and averaged 4.5 points and 2.3 rebounds per game. On September 10, 2007 the New Jersey Nets signed Allen to a one-year contract worth US$964,636.[1][2]

Allen appeared in 21 NBA Playoff games. He started all six playoff games for Chicago during '06 playoffs.[3]

On February 19, 2008, he was traded to the Dallas Mavericks along with Jason Kidd and Antoine Wright in exchange for Keith Van Horn, Devin Harris, Trenton Hassell, DeSagana Diop, Maurice Ager, $3 million cash and 2008 and the Mavericks' 2010 first round draft pick.[4]

On July 17, 2008, he, along with Tyronn Lue of the Dallas Mavericks, signed a contract with the Milwaukee Bucks.[5]

On July 22, 2009, the Denver Post reported that he was set to be traded to the Denver Nuggets in exchange for Sonny Weems and Walter Sharpe.[6] The trade was made official on July 31, 2009.[7]

On September 16, 2010, the Orlando Sentinel reported that Allen was signed to an undisclosed deal.[8]

Coaching career[edit]

On August 7, 2014, it was announced that Allen was named an assistant coach for the Detroit Pistons.[9]

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2001–02 Miami 12 2 13.4 .431 .000 .800 3.2 .4 .2 .7 4.3
2002–03 Miami 80 73 29.0 .424 .000 .802 5.3 .7 .5 1.0 9.6
2003–04 Miami 45 6 13.7 .419 .000 .758 2.6 .4 .3 .6 4.2
2004–05 Miami 14 0 17.7 .461 .000 .929 3.7 .8 .3 .8 5.9
2004–05 Charlotte 22 1 12.3 .485 .000 .929 2.1 .3 .2 .5 5.0
2005–06 Chicago 54 20 13.0 .490 1.000 .605 2.6 .4 .3 .3 4.9
2006–07 Chicago 60 1 10.6 .415 .000 .824 2.0 .3 .3 .3 4.0
2007–08 New Jersey 48 12 15.9 .475 .500 .923 2.7 .6 .3 .4 5.4
2007–08 Dallas 25 4 13.3 .500 .000 .917 2.7 .6 .2 .4 3.1
2008–09 Milwaukee 49 3 11.8 .429 .000 .476 2.1 .7 .1 .2 3.2
2009–10 Denver 51 3 8.9 .397 .167 .923 1.6 .3 .2 .1 2.1
2010–11 Orlando 18 0 9.9 .355 .000 .500 1.8 .2 .1 .2 1.3
Career 478 125 15.2 .439 .188 .778 2.8 .5 .3 .5 4.9

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2004 Miami 10 0 13.8 .449 .000 .667 3.0 .4 .2 .9 5.0
2006 Chicago 6 6 19.3 .467 .000 .000 3.0 1.2 .3 1.0 4.7
2007 Chicago 5 0 6.8 .167 .000 .000 1.4 .2 .2 .2 .8
2008 Dallas 3 0 6.0 .000 .000 .000 .0 .0 .0 .0 .0
2010 Denver 4 0 2.8 .000 .000 .000 .8 .0 .2 .0 .0
Career 28 6 11.3 .409 .000 .600 2.1 .4 .2 .6 2.9

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