The NBA legend, who has been on a tear this season, is averaging 19.7 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.6 blocks per game.
But he’s also making more 3-pointers and averaging a team-high 1.2 steals per game, a mark he set last season.
Allen has also been involved in several highlight-reel dunks and plays that are reminiscent of those of other NBA superstars.
“You’ve got to give credit to him,” coach Stan Van Gundy said.
“The way he is.
He’s still getting better, still improving, still learning, still figuring things out.
He knows how to get his shot and he’s got a good sense of where the ball is going.
It’s a really tough spot to be in right now.”
Van Gundz also noted that Allen is also “a real good rebounder,” adding, “He’s got some good range.”
Allen has been the Raptors’ leading scorer this season with 17.4 points per game and is averaging 20.2 points.
He has also made 11 of 22 3-point shots.
After averaging 20 points and 10 rebounds in his first four games, the 27-year-old is averaging 14.6 points, 8.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game over his last six.
He also has scored in double figures in eight of his last 10 games.
The Heat are 10-2 since a 1-4 start, and they’ve lost seven of their last nine.
They’ve won eight of their past 10 and are tied for the longest winning streak in the league.
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