Duke Basketball: Grayson Allen traded to Memphis in Mike Conley deal

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - APRIL 03: Head coach Quin Snyder of the Utah Jazz talks with Grayson Allen #24 during the first half of the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena on April 03, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
PHOENIX, ARIZONA - APRIL 03: Head coach Quin Snyder of the Utah Jazz talks with Grayson Allen #24 during the first half of the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena on April 03, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) /
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The Utah Jazz and Memphis Grizzles agreed on a trade Wednesday afternoon, which sent former Duke Basketball star Grayson Allen to Memphis.

Not even seven days after one former Duke Basketball player was traded away in a blockbuster deal, the same thing happened with two other teams in the Western Conference.

Grayson Allen, the No. 21 overall pick by the Utah Jazz a year ago, has been traded to the Memphis Grizzlies along with Kyle Korver, Jae Crowder, and the No. 23 overall pick in Thursday’s draft in exchange for Grizzlies star, Mike Conley.

While it was a back and forth year for Allen in terms of playing in the NBA and in the G-League, the former Blue Devil saw action in 38 games in the Association, starting two games and averaging 5.4 points per game.

It was in the final month of the season where Grayson Allen found a groove and made his presence known, topping his career high three different times in a seven day span.

Back in late October, Allen scored 11 points against the Dallas Mavericks, but on April 3 he chipped in 14 points against the Phoenix Suns, before shattering that mark with 23 points against the Sacramento Kings in the Jazz’s next game.

It all culminated in the regular season finale where Allen led the Utah Jazz with a monstrous 40 point outburst, in addition to seven rebounds and four assists in 41 minutes.

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Despite the Jazz’s 4-1 series defeat to the Houston Rockets in the First Round of the NBA Playoffs, Grayson Allen was able to log minutes in Game 1 and Game 2, scoring nine points in ten minutes in the Game 2 loss.

Allen now heads to a rebuilding Memphis Grizzlies team who traded away both its stars, Conley today and Marc Gasol at the NBA Trade Deadline, but will look for a franchise centerpiece in Thursday’s NBA Draft with the No. 2 overall pick, most likely in Murray State guard Ja Morant.