VIDEO: Cavs’ Jarrett Allen gets it done on both ends with massive swat and slam
Cleveland Cavaliers huge man Jarrett Allen showcased his flexibility on both ends of the flooring as the Cavs took on the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday. The 6-foot-11 center created a big swat on defense followed by a tremendous finfish on the other end.
Here’s Allen looking exceptional in his first career start for the Cavs (h/t NBA on Twitter):.
Allen’s one-handed slam over a Wolves defender was noteworthy, however there’s no denying that his block on Minnesota shooting guard Josh Okogie was even more outstanding. Allan met Okogie at the pinnacle, and as you saw on the above clip, all of us understand who came out on top in this aerial battle.
Allen got the nod to start at the five area for the Cavs on Monday with Andre Drummond required to sit out due to a back issue. This was Allen’s first start for his new group since he made the relocate to Cleveland as part of the four-team offer that centered around James Harden taking his skills to the Brooklyn Nets.
The Cavs have no shortage in the center position today, with Allen, Drummond, Kevin Love, Larry Nance Jr., and JaVale McGee all in the lineup. Nevertheless, Cleveland quit a considerable haul to obtain Allen, so as it appears, the 22-year-old is appearing like the group’s big man of the future.
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