PORTLAND, Maine – February 2, 2018 – The NBA G League announced today that Maine Red Claws rookies Kadeem Allen and Jabari Bird have been named to the Midseason All-NBA G League East Team.
Both Allen and Bird are under Two-Way Contracts with the Boston Celtics. Allen, a guard out of Arizona, was a 2nd Round (53rd overall) selection by Boston in the 2017 NBA Draft. In 24 games with Maine this season, Allen is averaging 18.0 points, 5.9 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game, and is among the league leaders in steals, averaging 2.6 per game. Allen is currently with the Celtics on his two-way contract.
Bird, a guard out of California, was also a 2nd Rounder (56th overall), taken by the Celtics in the 2017 NBA Draft. In 20 games, Bird is averaging 19.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game.
The Red Claws return to action tonight at Northern Arizona. Maine returns home next Saturday, Feb. 10, to face the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. Limited tickets are still available by calling 207-210-6655 or visiting MaineRedClaws.com.