The deal now pairs Allen with rookie center/forward Evan Mobley in Cleveland’s frontcourt, giving them a pair of big men to score inside and alter opposing shots.
According to Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com, all five years of Allen’s new deal will be guaranteed.Allen averaged 13.2 points, 9.9 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 51 games with Cleveland.
Allen averaged 13.2 points, 9.9 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 51 games with Cleveland. He was acquired early in the season as part of the multi-team James Harden trade with the Nets.
Allen’s agreement was confirmed by agents Derrick Powell and Jim Tanner, per Wojnarowski.