| Power forward / Center|
230 lb (104 kg)
6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
| June 12, 1987 (age 28)
Washington, D.C. (1987-06-12) |
Hargrave Military Academy
Jeff Allen (basketball, born 1987) Wikipedia
Jeffery Edward Allen Jr. (born June 12, 1987) is an American professional basketball player for Hapoel Tel Aviv of the Israeli Premier League.
In his four-year career at Virginia Tech between 2007 and 2011, Allen played in 134 career games and made 130 starts. He became the first player in ACC history to record 1,500 career points, 1,000 rebounds, 200 steals and 150 blocked shots.
After going undrafted in the 2011 NBA draft, Allen moved to France and played for Olympique Antibes during the 2011–12 LNB Pro B season. In 32 games for Antibes, he averaged 13.5 points, 8.2 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.8 steals per game.
In 2012, Allen began a successful career playing in Israel, signing with Hapoel Tel Aviv for the 2012–13 season. After an injury hit year in 2012–13, Allen moved clubs and joined Hapoel Afula for the 2013–14 season. In 34 games for Afula, he averaged 19.5 points, 13.1 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 2.3 steals and 1.6 blocks per game.
On July 22, 2014, Allen signed a two-year deal with Maccabi Haifa. However, his stint with Haifa only lasted half a season after being released by the club on December 7, 2014. The following month, he signed with Šiauliai of Lithuania for the rest of the season. In 20 league games for Šiauliai, he averaged 5.2 points and 6.2 rebounds per game.
On September 24, 2015, Allen signed a short-term contract with Hapoel Tel Aviv, returning to the club for a second stint.
On September 1, 2016, Allen signed with Israeli club Hapoel Be'er Sheva of the Liga Leumit.
On September 10, 2017, Allen returned to Hapoel Tel Aviv for the 2017–18 season.