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

Malik Allen
Malik Allen.jpg
Miami Heat
PositionAssistant coach
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born (1978-06-27) June 27, 1978 (age 41)
Willingboro Township, New Jersey
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High schoolShawnee (Medford, New Jersey)
CollegeVillanova (1996–2000)
NBA draft2000 / Undrafted
Playing career2000–2011
PositionPower forward
Number35, 30
Coaching career2014–present
Career history
As player:
2000–2001San Diego Wildfire
20012005Miami Heat
2005Charlotte Bobcats
20052007Chicago Bulls
2007–2008New Jersey Nets
2008Dallas Mavericks
2008–2009Milwaukee Bucks
2009–2010Denver Nuggets
20102011Orlando Magic
As coach:
20142018Detroit Pistons (assistant)
2018–2019Minnesota Timberwolves (assistant)
2019–presentMiami Heat (assistant)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Professional careerEdit

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 careerEdit

On August 7, 2014, it was announced that Allen was named an assistant coach for the Detroit Pistons.[9] After a season with the Timberwolves, Allen accepted a position to return to the Miami Heat as an assistant coach.[10]

NBA career statisticsEdit

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 seasonEdit

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

PlayoffsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ New Jersey Nets Salaries, HoopsHype.com
  2. ^ NETS SIGN MALIK ALLEN, September 10, 2007
  3. ^ Malik Allen on NBA.com Archived 2010-12-02 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Jason Kidd Traded to Mavs
  5. ^ Bucks Add Lue, Allen
  6. ^ Hochman, Benjamin (July 22, 2009). "Nuggets set to acquire Allen from Bucks". Denver Post.
  7. ^ "Nuggets Acquire Malik Allen from Milwaukee". NBA.com. 2009-07-31. Retrieved 2009-07-31.
  8. ^ Allen signed by Orlando Archived 2010-09-19 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ Detroit Pistons Add to Coaching and Basketball Operations Staffs NBA.com, August 7, 2014
  10. ^ "HEAT Hire Malik Allen As Assistant Coach". Miami Heat. Retrieved 2019-07-17.

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