News: 76ers center Lavoy Allen barely made an impact in Tuesday's contest against the Celtics. Allen checked in the game and played just three minutes in the second quarter. He went 0 of 1 shooting from the field as he finished scoreless with just one rebound in a 109-101 defeat.
Analysis: Allen was held under 10 minutes of game action for the fifth time this season. he obviously did not get a chance to produce Tuesday night against the Celtics, so we'll continue to keep an eye on his role off the bench moving forward. Allen is averaging 6.4 points and 5.5 rebounds on 22.8 minutes per game this season. He has low-end Fantasy appeal and should be left for deeper formats moving forward.
News: Philadelphia center Lavoy Allen came off the bench for 18 minutes on Tuesday night during a loss to the Magic. Allen shot 2 of 5 from the field to score four points. He grabbed four rebounds and added a steal.
Analysis: Allen's production was limited on Tuesday as it has been of late for the 76ers. He's averaging under 7.0 points per game over his last six and that comes with mediocre rebounding and blocked shots. Allen really only carries value in the deeper Fantasy leagues.
News: Philadelphia center Lavoy Allen started and played 26 minutes to open the second half of the NBA season on Wednesday at Minnesota. Allen scored eight points in the game on 4 of 9 shooting. He grabbed six rebounds and added two blocks, a steal and an assist in the performance.
Analysis: Allen has now failed to score in double figures in three straight games since scoring 14 points and grabbing 22 rebounds against the Bobcats back on Feb. 9. That game was definitely an aberration and we expect his stat line to be like Wednesday's more often than not. Allen has low-end Fantasy value for deeper formats.
News: Philadelphia center Lavoy Allen posted 14 points and 22 rebounds during the 76ers' 87-76 win over the Bobcats on Saturday night. It was the second double-double of the season for Allen, who logged 41 minutes as part of the starting lineup. "I was a monster on the boards at Temple," he said. "It really was my game. All-time leading rebounder at Temple, by the way. Just want to throw that out there." Allen finished 7 of 16 from the field for his third consecutive outing with double-digits in points. He also added three assists and a block.
Analysis: With Thaddeus Young sidelined with a serious hamstring injury, Allen has received the opportunity for additional minutes and has thrived in the role. The 24-year-old has increased his playing time in each of the past five games while averaging 10.8 points and 9.6 rebounds during that span. Allen's accuracy has been strong throughout the season as he's boasted a quality 48.0 field-goal percentage. Young is expected to be sidelined until at least later this month, making Allen a solid injury replacement in deeper Fantasy formats at this point.
News: With Thaddeus Young expected to be sidelined with a strained hamstring, forward Lavoy Allen could see a boost in playing time moving forward. Allen replaced Young in the starting lineup following halftime Monday night and finished with 10 points and six rebounds on 5 for 9 shooting from the field. He also added three blocks and one steal to his stat line, while logging 30 minutes of game action.
Analysis: The loss of Young is a huge blow to Fantasy owners and the 76ers as coach Doug Collins will now have a huge void to fill at power forward. It looks like Allen will get first crack at starting as he replaced Young Monday night. While Allen has started 32 games this season, he has only averaged 6.6 points and 5.7 rebounds in those contest, which isn't even close to the 15.1 points and 7.5 rebounfs Young has put up. Still, he should easily see more than the 16.6 minutes per game that he has over his last six games, which hopefully will lead to some increased production. However, only owners in deeper formats should consider taking a flier on Allen while Young is sidelined.
News: Philadelphia center Lavoy Allen received seven stitches in his upper lip on Monday after a game against Memphis, though he is not going to miss any time. Allen is active and ready to play Wednesday against Washington. Allen played eight minutes Monday against the Grizzlies and scored two points with two rebounds.
Analysis: Allen is seeing less than 20 minutes per game of late and that is not expected to change going forward. He's averaging 4.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and less than a block per game. Allen has low-end Fantasy value in all formats right now.
News: 76ers center Lavoy Allen turned in another underwhelming performance during Tuesday's contest against the Bucks. Allen finished with four points in the 110-102 defeat on 2 of 6 shooting from the field. He also added five rebounds and one block to his stat line, while logging 12 minutes of game action.
Analysis: Allen continues to earn starts for coach Doug Collins but he has not been doing much with his minutes. The 23-year-old has scored in double figures in just one of his last nine games and he is averaging just 19 minutes over his last five games, despite being the team's starting center. At this point in the season, Allen should only be active in deeper formats.
News: 76ers center Lavoy Allen turned in a solid performance as he scored in double figures for the third time this month Friday night against the Raptors. Allen contributed with 12 points on 6 of 9 shooting from the field and grabbed six boards in a 108-101 overtime victory. He also chipped in with three blocked shots and an assist while logging 30 minutes of game action.
Analysis: Allen has scored 10 points or more in each of the last two times he has logged 30-plus minutes of game action. Despite turning in a productive performance, the 23-year-old has averaged roughly six points and five rebounds per night while shooting over 47 percent from the field this season. We need to see more performances like this out of the Temple product before Fantasy owners can begin to trust him as a viable option. He should only be left for owners in deeper formats heading into Week 13 (Jan. 21-27).
News: 76ers center Lavoy Allen enjoyed a solid shooting performance but was unable to contribute elsewhere during Tuesday's contest against the Hornets. Allen scored eight points on 4 of 5 shooting from the field and did not grab a rebound or an assist in a 111-99 defeat.
Analysis: Allen failed to grab a rebound for the first time since Nov. 21 against the Cavaliers and has been held without a rebound just three times this season. Outside of his off night, Allen has averaged roughly six points and five rebounds per night while shooting over 46 percent from the field this season. However, the 23-year-old out of Temple is still not producing at a solid level in Fantasy, and should only be left for owners in deeper formats moving forward.
News: 76ers center Lavoy Allen turned in another decent performance during Friday's blowout loss to the Thunder. Allen, who made his eighth straight start at center, finished with eight points in the 109-105 defeat. He made four of his 10 field-goal attempts and also added six rebounds, one assist and one steal to his stat line while logging 27 minutes of game action.
Analysis: Allen has been a model of consistency this season as he seems to put up around 6-10 points and 5-8 rebounds almost every night. He is averaging 9.4 points and 7.2 rebounds over his last five contests and is shooting 50 percent from the field over that stretch. However, Allen doesn't offer much in the blocks department and has yet to score more than 14 points in any one game this year. Only owners in deeper formats should be rolling with the 23-year-old at this point in the year.
News: Sixers center Lavoy Allen scored in double figures for the first time in nine games Wednesday against the Rockets. Allen dropped 10 points in 25 minutes on 4 of 8 shooting. He also went 2 for 4 from the free-throw line, while grabbing seven rebounds, two assists and a block in a 125-103 loss.
Analysis: Allen is taking on a bigger role this season than he did as a rookie, scoring 5.8 points per game while grabbing 4.7 rebounds. Those numbers leave plenty to be desired for Fantasy owners, even from a shallow position like center. Allen is just a low-end Fantasy option in all formats moving forward.
News: 76ers center Lavoy Allen recorded his first double-double of the season Friday night against the Bobcats. He scored 10 points and hauled in 10 rebounds -- including six on the offensive glass -- in the 104-98 win. He went 5 for 10 from the floor while playing 35 minutes. Allen also posted a block and an assist in the victory.
Analysis: Allen continues to run with the starters with Andrew Bynum out and is averaging seven points with five rebounds and a block in the last five contests. He puts up some decent low-end stats at a thin position in Fantasy so consider adding the 23-year-old in the deepest of formats while he's seeing some run.
News: 76ers center Lavoy Allen returned to the starting lineup Saturday against the Thunder, after coming off the bench in the previous five games. He scored eight points on 3 of 4 shooting, while adding four rebounds, three assists, one steal and two blocks in 28 minutes of playing time, in a 116-109 overtime loss.
Analysis: Allen has started seven of 13 games so far, but has not been particularly effective with the first unit. He is averaging just 5.3 points and 3.8 rebounds per game, so Fantasy owners should continue ignoring him in all but the deepest of formats.
News: 76ers center Lavoy Allen was left out of the starting lineup for just the second game this season Wednesday against the Pistons but still ended up having a decent performance. He scored 14 points and hauled in six rebounds in 26 minutes off the bench. He went 6 for 10 from the field and converted both of his free throws. Allen also posted an assist and a rebound in the 94-76 loss.
Analysis: Allen had been starting with Kwame Brown out but it looks as though coach Doug Collins will continue to rotate at the center spot. Either way, he should continue to see decent playing time in Philadelphia as long as Andrew Bynum is sidelined so keep an eye on the situation going forward. Allen can be considered a low-end Fantasy option at this point but should remain on waivers in the majority of formats.
News: Philadelphia center Lavoy Allen has been replaced in the starting lineup for Monday's game against the Knicks by Kwame Brown. Allen averaged 21.5 minutes per game over the first two games for the Sixers with Brown out.
Analysis: Allen is averaging 4.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and a block per game to begin the season. Being replaced by Brown in the starting lineup is not a good indicator of positive Fantasy value. The 23-year-old Allen could improve with the season, but has low-end Fantasy appeal for now.
News: Free agent forward LaVoy Allen agreed to a two-year, $6 million deal with the Sixers Sunday, according to Yahoo.com. Allen averaged 4.1 points and 4.2 rebounds in 15.2 minutes per game as a rookie with the Sixers, while taking on a larger role as the season progressed. He averaged almost 20 minutes per game in 12 postseason games.
Analysis: Thats not a bad deal for a player who was a second-round pick on an unguaranteed deal a year ago. He started 15 games, averaging 4.8 points and 5.6 rebounds per game. He provides the 76ers with solid depth, however he is unlikely to play a large role in the teams offense, so plan on ignoring him in all Fantasy formats on Draft Day.
News: As expected, 76ers center Lavoy Allen was able to play through a thumb injury during Philadelphia's first-round playoff series against the Bulls. Allen logged 26 minutes off the bench in the 109-92 win and finished with 11 points and nine rebounds.
Analysis: Allen has been in and out of the starting lineup this season, as the Sixers have tried to find the right answer in the frontcourt. While the 76ers like what he brings to the table -- especially on defense -- his inconsistent production makes him more of a low-end option, even when at 100 percent.
News: 76ers forward Lavoy Allen got the start today for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Bulls, and played 20 minutes in the game. At some point during the game, he suffered a sprained right thumb, however he was able to play through it and score four points with six rebounds. He underwent an X-ray after the game, the results of which came back negative.
Analysis: Allen has been in and out of the starting lineup this season, as the Sixers have tried to find the right answer in the frontcourt. The team announced that he is expected to play on Tuesday, however he is not worth using in any postseason Fantasy leagues at this time.
News: The 76ers continue to stick forward Lavoy Allen in the starting lineup, however he is still receiving reserve minutes, as he played just 13 minutes on Sunday against the Bulls. Allen finished with two points on 1 of 4 shooting, along with two rebounds and a block in the Bulls 96-91 victory.
Analysis: Allen is about to lose his starting spot, as Spencer Hawes is on the way back, however it shouldnt change his role too much. Allen is averaging just 4.4 points and 4.2 rebounds per game in 17.2 minutes over his last five, and his role will probably stay about the same upon Hawes return, meaning he will continue to be worth very little in Fantasy leagues. He should be considered a low-end reserve option only in the deepest of Fantasy leagues.
News: Philadelphia power forward Lavoy Allen got another start on Tuesday in a loss at Memphis. The Sixers played without Spencer Hawes and Elton Brand as Allen saw 29 minutes in the game. He went 7 of 12 from the field and scored 14 points with five rebounds. Allen added two blocks, two assists and a steal for Philadelphia.
Analysis: The 23-year-old Allen has filled in nicely for Hawes and Brand. He's shooting almost 52 percent from the field over his last five games with 5.8 rebounds and 6.4 points per night. Not yet consistently effective, however, Allen is just a low-end Fantasy option with growing upside at this time.
News: Philadelphia forward Lavoy Allen grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds on Friday night against Dallas. Allen continues to start for the 76ers and is gaining valuable experience. He scored eight points and dished out two assists in his 20 minutes on the court. Allen shot 50 percent from the field as well, but Philly would lose the game, 82-75.
Analysis: Allen is just a rookie, so any substantial playing time he gets right now will only benefit him in the long run. He's not doing a ton with his minutes though, as he's averaging just 3.4 points, 1.2 assists and 5.8 rebounds per contest over his last five outings. Until he starts putting up more consistent numbers Fantasy owners just keep an eye on the rookie. He's too unproven to be starting in any format.
News: 76ers F Lavoy Allen's struggles continued during Saturday night's contest against the Cavaliers. Allen failed to score in the 99-84 contest, missing all three of his shot attempts. He did grab five rebounds to go along with one assist, while logging just 13 minutes of game action.
Analysis: Allen earned his third start of the season on Saturday night, but struggled mightily. The rookie continues to struggle shooting the ball as he has made just 32 percent of his shots from the field over his last five games. He is only seeing around 17 minutes per game over that stretch, which will likely make tough to get consistent production on a nightly basis. Fantasy owner should leave the 23-year-old on the bench in the majority of formats heading into Week 8 (Feb. 13-19).
News: With Elton Brand sidelined with a thumb injury, the 76ers have turned to rookie Lavoy Allen to start at power forward over the last two games. On Monday against the Lakers, he scored just four points with four rebounds, identical numbers to what he produced in his first start on Saturday. However on Monday he did have three assists in his 14 minutes as the Sixers won 95-90.
Analysis: Allen has been seeing more playing time as most of the other Sixers big men have been dealing with all sorts of minor injuries over the past few weeks. He is averaging fewer than six points per game, but he is showing flashes of being a dependable player for such a young guy. While hes seeing decent minutes right now, Fantasy owners shouldnt rely on him unless one of the other Sixers big men suffers a serious injury. Continue to ignore him in all formats at this time.
News: 76ers F Lavoy Allen had the best performance of his young career on Wednesday night against the Bulls. He scored 15 points and hauled in six rebounds in the 98-82 win. He went 7 for 10 from the floor and made 1 of 2 free throws while playing 26 minutes off the bench. Allen also chipped in with three assists and two steals in the victory.
Analysis: Allen has been seeing some run of late with Spencer Hawes and Nikola Vucevic both injured and could see his role improve going forward. He has scored in double figures twice through nine games and is also doing a decent job on the boards. Keep an eye on the situation going forward to see if he can remain productive. But since he will likely see his minutes cut once Hawes and Vucevic return, continue to ignore Allen in the majority of Fantasy formats.
News: 76ers forward Lavoy Allen has played in three straight games for the first time this season because of injuries in the frontcourt. Coach Doug Collins said before Wednesday's game against the Nets that he is confident the 6-9 Allen could play center if needed. "I do think Lavoy could play center," Collins said, as reported by Philly.com. "He's very, very strong and he's got a great base about him.
Analysis: Allen scored a season-high 10 points Monday against the Wizards on a perfect 5 of 5 from the field. He has averaged 17.5 minutes per game in his last two contests with Spencer Hawes and Nikola Vucevic sidelined by injuries. While Allen is doing well with his boost in minutes, he is still not a blip on the Fantasy radar. Continue to ignore him in Fantasy.
News: Philadelphia PF Lavoy Allen played well on Monday against the Washington Wizards. Playing in front of the home crowd, the former Temple standout scored a career-high 10 points in just his fourth game. Allen went 5 for 5 over just 17 minutes on Monday to score his 10 points. He added six rebounds and a block.
Analysis: Allen was added because Philadelphia is dealing with some injuries in the front court. He played some minutes Monday for that reason plus the fact that the Sixers were killing the Wizards. We doubt he'll see minutes consistently, however. Fantasy owners do not need to start considering Allen in most formats yet.
News: The Philadelphia 76ers have signed first-round draft pick Nikola Vucevic and second-round pick Lavoy Allen on the first day of NBA training camp. The Sixers took Vucevic, the 7-foot, 260-pound out of USC, with the 16th overall selection. Philly stayed local in the second round, picking Temple forward Allen with the 50th pick.
Analysis: The 76ers lacked size on the frontcourt last year and Allen is expected to change that. The work is just beginning for the rookie as he has a lot to prove. Even if he makes the roster in Philly, Allen won't be worth targeting on Draft Day.
News:Nikola Vucevic and Lavoy Allen helped the 76ers get big. Now, they can only hope that means they'll help them get better. Vucevic and Allen were introduced by the 76ers on Friday, a day after they were picked in the NBA draft. The 7-foot, 260-pound Vucevic, out of USC, was taken with the 16th overall pick. The 6-foot-9, 225-pound forward Allen, out of Temple, was their second-round pick. Both are expected to bolster a frontcourt that lacked size. Team president Rod Thorn says both players fit into the Sixers' plans and can help the team make the leap from 41 wins to 50.
Analysis: Allen will have to prove he deserves to be on the final roster and also earn playing time before Fantasy owners should consider counting on him. He is not worth drafting in the majority of leagues in 2011-12.