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Nets sign first-round draft pick Jarrett Allen

The Nets introduced Jarrett Allen to the media

The Nets introduced Jarrett Allen to the media on Friday, June 23, 2017 at HSS Training Center. Allen was selected with the 22nd overall pick in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft. Photo Credit: John Roca

The Nets signed first-round pick Jarrett Allen Thursday.

The big man from Texas signed his rookie deal, a four-year contract for about $10 million. The last two years are team options.

The Nets selected Allen with the No 22 pick that they acquired when they sent Bojan Bogdanovic and Chris McCullough to the Wizards in February. The 6-11 Allen averaged 13.4 points, 8.4 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in his only season at Texas.

Allen didn’t play in the Las Vegas Summer League because of a hip injury.

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