James Randall Allen is an American citizen born on January 26, 1965, in Milton, Santa Rasa County, Florida, United States of America. He is married to Sheila Allen and they have two sons, Adam Allen and Brandon Allen.
Randy Allen Education Details
He went to high school at Milton and from 1983 to 1987, he studied at a college in Florida State. Born in a less privileged family, Allen had to go through thick and thin when growing up. He had to work in the evening after school in order to pay his college fees and also fend for his ailing mother.
Randy Allen Career Details
He worked in a car wash in his hometown. However, this did not bar him from realizing and exploring his talent in sports. In his last year in college, he started coaching the freshman. When he completed college, he was one of the most super talented, famous, and admired students due to his skills in playing basketball.
Immediately after college started playing basketball with the National Basketball Association undrafted. This was quite fortunate because of his splendid performance in college. He was known as a good player and he played the position of a Forward at number 33. Between 1988 and 1990 he played with the Sacramento Kings and was in the league for two years. On October 1, 1990, Randy joined the Denver Nuggets but was later released. Three years later, the Chicago Bulls scouts invited him to join them and he signed a contract with them on October 7 but was placed on waivers ten days after signing. This happened so as to prevent the Chicago Bulls and Denver Nuggets from colluding to exchange him out of the normal trade rules, as well as to encourage parity. Randy Allen played 70 games and scored a total of 252 points.
Randy Allen set his career at high points in a Jeep Elite game on October 13, 1992, and he scored 33 points. That day he was playing with Cholet’s home against Lyon-Villeurbanne and he had 11 rebounds, 5 assists, and 4 blocks. Another achievement was on December 27, 1991 where he garnered 17 rebounds, 24 points, one steal and two blocks. This was a Spain-Liga Endesa game in Lugo’s home win against Ferrol. His best assists were on January 30, 1993, in a Jeep Elite game.
He scored six assists in Cholet’s home win against Le Mans, 93-66. In this game, he also had 20 points, six rebounds, four steals and one block. Randy set his high five steals in another game in Spain-Liga Endesa in Lugo’s home win against Malaga. He had 14 points, 10 rebounds, and one assist. His best blocks were in another game in Spain on January 9, 1994. That day he went for five blocks in Girona’s road loss against Valladolid, 87-76. He also had 11 points, 4 rebounds. His listed height was six feet five inches that translates to 1.02 meters and his listed weight was 102 kg. He stopped playing basketball in 1996 after retiring from it.
Randy Allen Zodiac Sign
His zodiac sign is Aquarius. He has diversified interests in people, art, music, literature, and visiting places. He has good management skills, likes being successful in whatever he does but he also knows how to balance work and play. Allen dislikes egotistical people, being denied freedom, people against development, racists, and being placed in inferior positions or being forced to comply. He is also an open-minded person. His hobbies are volunteering especially in community activities and helping the less privileged, painting, collecting old stuff and spending time with his family. These are some of the things he spends time doing after his retirement.
Randy Allen Net Worth
Randy Allen’s net worth is approximated at $15 Million. He earned the money from being a professional basketball player and he also started other businesses after his retirement. He is ranked on the list of 12363 popular basketball players in America.
Randy Allen Son
His son Adam Allen has taken after him and plays basketball and baseball for the University of Florida while Brandon Allen played professional baseball in the San Francisco Giants organization and later joined the Florida State Seminoles men’s basketball team.
Where Is Randy Allen Now?
Randy Allen is greatly missed in courts by his former team members who most of them are coaches right now. However, he participates indirectly by motivating and encouraging those who wish to join big teams and play perfectly well just as he did.