HoopsHype Lavoy Allen rumors

July 13, 2012 Updates
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John Schuhmann: Sixers announce re-signing of Lavoy Allen ... just in time for their Summer League game this afternoon. Twitter

July 2, 2012 Updates

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 11. Allen, a 23-year-old forward-center from Temple, was the 50th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft. Philadelphia Inquirer

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With the draft in the rear view mirror, Sixers president Rod Thorn said on Friday that the next order of business was to negotiate with the team's free agents. The team kicked off that plan shortly after the introductory press conferences for draftees Maurice Harkless and Arnett Moultrie when it extended a qualifying offer to restricted free agent, Lavoy Allen, according to a source. CSNPhilly.com

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Tom Moore: Asked if #Sixers plan to re-sign restricted FA Lavoy Allen & Jodie Meeks, team president Rod Thorn: "We are formulating our plans now." Twitter

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We had 150 or so voters, and we ranked all the NBA players. I'm here to apologize. We were wrong. Lavoy Allen: It's all good. If I asked you who 482 was, do you know who that was? I have no idea. Lavoy Allen: But you know who number 500 was, though, right? I do. I do. Lavoy Allen: I should thank you guys. ESPN.com

You're very big about this. But I'm telling you, we're watching you play, and emailing each other and saying, Man, we did a bad job on that. Lavoy Allen: I don't blame you guys. A lot of guys on the list hadn't played an NBA game yet. Someone had to be at the bottom. ESPN.com

May 19, 2012 Updates

With the Sixers needing to contain Kevin Garnett - who finished with just 9 points on 3-of-12 shooting - those duties fell to Allen, who performed admirably, especially as the game wore on and the Sixers drew closer. "Lavoy, once again, defensively just did a tremendous job,’’ Collins said. Boston Globe

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Also on the injury list is forward Elton Brand, who is nursing a sore neck. Brand played only a bit over 15 minutes on Saturday, partially due to the injury, partially due to the effectiveness of Lavoy Allen, who scored 12 points and grabbed six rebounds in just under 20 minutes. "E.B. was struggling a little bit and Lavoy was playing great," coach Doug Collins said. "I think the guys know that at this point in time I've got to go with the guys who are playing well. E.B. is a proud guy and he's going to give everything he can [in Game 2]. If he's playing well, he'll get those minutes. When they went to a smaller lineup, it's hard to get E.B. and Spencer [Hawes] out there together." Philadelphia Inquirer

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The first question was about the players that went overseas to play during the lockout: Nikola Vucevic, Lavoy Allen, and Craig Brackins. Rod Thorn: "They are all coming back. Lavoy has a game Friday that he's going to play in in France and then he'll be back. Brackins is already back. And then with Nikola, we hope to have him here as quickly as possible. Obviously we have to get a visa in order in order to get him here and we have to have some sort of a contract in order to do that. But all of them will be here. Everybody will be on time -- we hope Nikola will be. It may be an extra day for him." Philadelphia Inquirer

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