Utah Jazz rookie Grayson Allen and Atlanta Hawks rookie Trae Young got into a tiny scuffle during a summer league matchup on Thursday night. Still, the Utah Jazz looked past all that and took Allen with the 21st pick of last month's National Basketball Association draft, and he's now getting his professional feet wet in the NBA's summer league for rookies, younger players and other hopefuls. Young was running around screens and looking for the ball on the play.
Young tried to wrestle free but Grayson wouln't let up, resulting in the Atlanta Hawks guard shoving his right arm into Allen's lower back.
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Meanwhile, the coach has offered his "apologies to the parents" of the boys in a scrawled note released by the Thai Navy. He also wrote to his own family members - an aunt and his grandmother - asking them not to worry too much about him.
Through the first few days of Summer League action, passion and competitive fire are about all Allen or Young have to show for themselves. Allen then put his hands up in the air, making his case and pleading innocence to the nearby referee. Baldwin was assessed a Flagrant 2 foul and subsequently ejected from the game. Allen was also given a personal foul.
19, averaged 14.5 points (41.5% FG, 40.2% 3-PT, 87.6% FT), 4.2 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.16 steals and 33.8 minutes in 37 games (all starts) as a freshman at Duke during the 2017-18 season. Allen dumped in 16 points, but struggled from the field during the 93-78 loss.