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Does Grayson Allen Have a Case for 6th Man of the Year?

New addition to the Bucks brings depth and potential.

Grayson Allen is a name that Wisconsin sports fans will never forget. But, not for a good reason. Allen has the opportunity to flip the script this year and win the hearts of fans statewide.

Coming off of his best year in the NBA, he looks to make an impact on an already established Bucks squad. Receiving Allen through trade leaves the Bucks hoping for a return on their investment. With Donte DiVincenzo healthy again, it is expected that Allen will have to make his impact from the bench.

Does this leave the door open for him to make a run at 6th Man of the Year?

Last Season Success

Formerly a Memphis Grizzlie, Allen saw the court in 50 regular season games. He started 38 of those, averaging 10.6 points on 25.2 minutes per game. The guard shot 39.1% from three and 86.8% from the line.

Allen showcased clear progression between his sophomore and junior seasons. The Milwaukee Bucks fans and organization hope to see Allen continue this success in the upcoming season.

Wisconsin Woes

The 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is one to remember for Wisconsin fans, but it didn’t end in victory. Grayson Allen is partly to thank for that. He was the one who made the game-saving play for Duke University. The play that sent University of Wisconsin-Madison home without a national championship.

Wisconsin fans aren’t ready to forgive him just yet, but if Allen can help the Bucks go back-to-back, I think forgiveness may be in order.

Sixth Man of the Year: Grayson Allen?

With a healthy Donte DiVincenzo that already fits into the Bucks system, Allen will likely have to come off the bench. He will have the opportunity to make an impact whilst starters get a rest. The potential for 6th Man of the Year is there for Allen, with his career progress being exponential. A big year is in order for the new Buck.

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phoebehillery

College student at University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Sport Management major with minors in Communications and Public Relations. Milwaukee Bucks contributor.

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