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Lavoy Allen

Under-the-Radar Moves Houston Rockets Could Make

The price tag for power forward Lavoy Allen, assuming Philadelphia is willing to move him, figures to be much cheaper. The 6'9" Allen doesn't jump out at you in any particular category, but he's a decent backup who could help spell Terrence Jones or even Dwight Howard in a smaller ...

Lavoy Allen misses morning practice

Sixers head coach Brett Brown said he heard Lavoy Allen overslept. Rookie guard Khalif Wyatt heard he was sick. Sixers head coach Brett Brown said he heard Lavoy Allen overslept. Rookie guard Khalif Wyatt heard he was sick. Either way, Allen missed Saturday morning's open ...

Lavoy Allen improving for 76ers

"When we took that little five-game losing streak into the break, we had a little room," Sixers forward/center Lavoy Allen said. "But now we are in ninth place [in the conference] and trying to get back into playoff contention, so we have to continue playing well. " A second-year player...

Temple's Eric gets advice from Sixers' Allen

In the three seasons that they played together at Temple, the 6-foot-11 Eric and Lavoy Allen, who just completed his rookie campaign with the Sixers, became very good friends. They were roommates for three seasons until Allen took his talents to the Sixers. And this past NBA ...

Inside the Sixers: 76ers rookie Lavoy Allen making his mark against Celtics

Lavoy Allen's impact in the Sixers' second-round playoff matchup with the Celtics, knotted at two games apiece with Game 5 to be played Monday in Boston, can't be overstated. The 6-foot-9, 254-pounder logged almost 33 minutes against Boston in the Sixers' dramatic 92-83 come-from-behind ...

Allen doesn't think oversleeping practice will hinder NBA future

Lavoy Allen is far from a 76ers’ fan favorite. CHARLOTTE -- Let’s face it. Lavoy Allen is far from a 76ers’ fan favorite. The Sixers third-year power forward/center is constantly criticized for a perceived lack of effort and carefree attitude. Some have even questioned if the ...

Jeremy Pargo, Lavoy Allen sparking Sixers

Coach Doug Collins is looking to tap into newly signed guard Jeremy Pargo and starting center Lavoy Allen. Pargo, who torched the Sixers earlier this season for 28 points as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, played 29 minutes in Saturday's 87-76 win over the visiting Charlotte Bobcats ...

Lavoy Allen hits on actress Stacey Dash over Romney's defeat

Former Temple star and current Sixers big man Lavoy Allen was upset last night when word came down that his choice for president, Mitt Romney, had been defeated by Barack Obama. Looking for someone to commiserate with, Allen took to Twitter and hit up fellow Romney supporter...

Playing Marco Polo with Lavoy Allen

Not included was second-year center Lavoy Allen, out of Temple, a pleasant surprise as a rookie last year who, it would seem, is being counted on for big minutes again in 2012-13. It was probably just an honest oversight. And the club must have realized that, since another redesigned ad ...

Lavoy Allen and George Hill sign two very reasonable NBA deals; league continues apace

Like second-year forward Lavoy Allen heading back to Philadelphia, signing with the 76ers for two years and $6 million total. Or George Hill, local product, sticking with the Indiana Pacers for five years — terms unreported, so far, but likely to be in a middling range worth a pretty ...

Mike Missanelli: Improbable playoff run earning Sixers some love

So naturally, in Game 4, he was shackled by a wet-behind-the-ears rookie from Temple named Lavoy Allen. Allen bottled up Garnett so tightly that by the end of the game, it looked as though KG wanted to take his ball and go home. Allen is the most peculiar player I've seen ...

Lavoy Allen hits 'shot of his life', 76ers win Game 1 over Celtics

BOSTON—Lavoy Allen called it the most important shot of his life. Philadelphia 76ers forward Andre Iguodala called Allen’s 22-foot field goal as the shot clock expired a “game-changer” in Philadelphia’s 82-81 victory Monday night to tie the team’s second-round series with the ...

Lavoy Allen to start at center for Sixers in playoff opener

Because of that, Collins has decided to start Temple product Lavoy Allen on Saturday when the team's open the series at the United Center in Chicago. "That's what I'm looking at, putting Lavoy out there," said Collins after the team's practice Friday at the United Center. "We need ...

Lavoy Allen misses practice for Sixers after 'over sleeping'

Backup center Lavoy Allen was not at practice with the rest of his teammates, with Brett Brown saying afterwards that Allen had "overslept. " "I will deal with him," Brown said. Although it was clear Brown did not want to discuss the issue, it was clear he was not very happy with ...

Sixers' Lavoy Allen a fan of Ravens' Bernard Pierce

Sixers forward Lavoy Allen was asked if he had a rooting interest in Sunday's Super Bowl. Allen and Pierce's Temple careers overlapped for two basketball seasons (2009-11) and though Allen said they may not have been daily phone buddies, they would have occasional ...

Larger role ahead for Sixers' Lavoy Allen

PHILADELPHIA - Lavoy Allen entered his rookie season with the 76ers without the highest of profiles. He had starred at Temple, but Allen, the 50th overall selection in the 2011 NBA draft, probably exceeded the expectations of Sixers fans simply by making the team. Even better...

Lavoy Allen officially re-signs with 76ers

ORLANDO - Second-year power forward Lavoy Allen officially re-signed with the 76ers on Wednesday. The Temple product got a two-year deal reportedly worth about $6 million. "I wasn't really sure how much I was going to get," Allen said. "I'm just thankful that they offered me to ...

A homecoming for Sixers' Turner

Sixers reserve post player Lavoy Allen was at practice Sunday, one day after missing the team's open practice after "oversleeping. " A picture posted later on Instagram showed the former Temple power forward at Aura nightclub in Northern Liberties late Friday night. But Allen ...

Sixers Notes: Sixers Lavoy Allen, a Temple grad, feels for Owls

(Rich Pedroncelli / AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. - It takes a lot to distract Lavoy Allen. But the 76ers forward/center, a Temple graduate, said he took time out of his preparation for Sunday's game with the Sacramento Kings to watch the Owls go down to Indiana in the NCAA East Regional. ...

Report: Sixers have deal with Allen

The 76ers reached agreement in principle on a two-year, $6 million contract extension with Lavoy Allen on Sunday, the first day of free agency, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. The deal cannot be officially signed until the moratorium on signings is lifted on July ...

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