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2019-20 Westchester Knicks Season Recap: Kadeem Allen

Kadeem Allen made an impact in his second season with Westchester and became the franchise’s all-time assists leader.

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Kadeem Allen entered his second season as a two-way player with the New York Knicks. He signed a two-year, two-way contract on January 14, 2019. The Knicks guard started off his season in Westchester and spent time with New York. He missed the first three games of the G League season due to a right knee sprain and made his season debut on November 18 against the Grand Rapids Drive.

Allen totaled 14 points and eight assists on 50 percent shooting against the Drive then followed that up with 22 points and three blocks two games later. He scored 20-plus points in seven games, while putting up four of those performances from February 4 to February 21.

Allen recorded 24 points on February 4 against the Iowa Wolves and came up in the clutch by scoring the final seven points. He drove to the basket and finished off glass for the score, which gave Westchester a one-point lead and pushed the team to a 126-123 victory.

The third-year guard dished at least eight assists in six games with Westchester. He finished the season as the franchise’s all-time leader in assists with 388 dimes (including postseason).

Allen made an impact in Westchester with his defense and play making. He showed he could find the open shooter and find his teammates in great spots to score. The Knicks guard showed good energy on defense and hustled back to swat shots in transition.

Allen played in 10 games with New York as part of his two-way contract. He made his season debut on December 2 against the Milwaukee Bucks. In his third game with the Knicks, the third-year guard recorded nine points and six assists. Allen averaged 5.0 points and 2.1 assists in 11.7 minutes per game with New York.

Notable 2019-20 Season Stats (Stats Courtesy From RealGM)

13.7 PPG, 5.3 APG, 4.8 RPG, 1.3 SPG in 24 games

Notable Season Highs (Stats Courtesy From RealGM)

Jan. 21 vs Capital City Go-Go: 27 points
February 19 vs Raptors 905: 8 assists (6 times in season)
Dec. 30 vs College Park Skyhawks and Jan. 21 vs Capital City Go-Go: 12 rebounds
Feb. 23 vs Maine Red Claws: 4 steals
Nov. 22 vs Wisconsin Herd: 3 blocks (tied career high)

External links

Westchester Knicks Top Moments Of 2019-20 Season
Top 10 (10-6) Westchester Knicks Plays Of 2019-20 Season
Recapping Westchester Knicks Week Four: Knicks Start Winning Streak, Keith Bogans Promoted To New York Knicks Coaching Staff
Recapping Westchester Knicks Week 14 & 15: Knicks Losing Skid Continues, Ivan Rabb Named To USA AmeriCup Qualifying Team, Allan Houston In Consideration For Front Office Promotion

Video Links

Kadeem Allen Put Up 24 Points in Westchester Knicks Win (via Westchester Knicks/YouTube) Kadeem Allen Scores Game High for Westchester (via Westchester Knicks/YouTube)
Kadeem Allen Puts Up 24 Points and 7 Assists (via Westchester Knicks/YouTube)
Kadeem Allen Leads Knicks with 22 Points and Four Triples (via Westchester Knicks/YouTube)
Kadeem Allen Leads Knicks with Double-Double (via Westchester Knicks/YouTube)
Two-Way Player Kadeem Allen Leads Westchester in 3OT (via Westchester Knicks/YouTube) Kadeem Allen Recorded 22 Points in Three Overtimes (via Westchester Knicks/YouTube)