Jarrett Allen (Not Jaylen Brown) To Replace James Harden As NBA All-Star — NESN.com

Jaylen Brown had Boston Celtics teammates campaigning that he should be the player to replace James Harden at the NBA All-Star Game, but NBA commissioner Adam Silver revealed that wouldn’t be the case Monday. Silver, who choses the injury replacements if a player can’t attend the NBA All-Star Game, decided that Cleveland Cavaliers big man […]

Jarrett Allen (Not Jaylen Brown) To Replace James Harden As NBA All-Star — NESN.com

Cavaliers center Jarrett Allen replaces James Harden in All-Star game — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Jarrett Allen understood why the Nets traded a role player like him (and other players and draft picks) to get a star like James Harden.

Cavaliers center Jarrett Allen replaces James Harden in All-Star game — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Jarrett Allen has best chance to represent Cavaliers in All-Star game | Jeff Schudel — News-Herald

Cavaliers center Jarrett Allen has a strong chance of being added to the All-Star roster, and not just because the showcase game will be played Feb. 20 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.

Jarrett Allen has best chance to represent Cavaliers in All-Star game | Jeff Schudel — News-Herald

Steve Nash: Nets traded Jarrett Allen in part due to financial reasons — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

The Nets have holes at center.

Steve Nash: Nets traded Jarrett Allen in part due to financial reasons — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Nets coach Steve Nash was a rookie head coach last season, but when asked at the Monday morning shootaround how tough it was to send back Allen as part of the Harden trade, Nash said, “For sure. We loved him and wish him a lot of success and are happy for him to get a contract. The reality is he was probably out, we couldn’t probably have re-signed him anyway. Looking at the marketplace, he probably would have gotten a lot of money, and it would’ve been a huge gap compared to some of the other priorities.

“So that was part of the decision in being able to let something like that go. Obviously, the other part is James Harden is a special, special player. But no question we still root for [Allen] and support him.”

As expected, Cavaliers extend qualifying offer to Jarrett Allen — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

The Cavaliers extended a qualifying offer Friday to center Jarrett Allen, making him a restricted free agent.

As expected, Cavaliers extend qualifying offer to Jarrett Allen — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports