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Grayson Allen Scored 40 Points Against The Clippers Wednesday Night

Grayson Allen drives for the Jazz against the Clippers.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 10: Grayson Allen #24 of the Utah Jazz dribbles past Wilson Chandler #22 of the LA Clippers during a 143-137 Clippers win at Staples Center on April 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

With the Utah Jazz resting stars Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert Wednesday night, former Duke star Grayson Allen got the start against the Los Angeles Clippers. He proceeded to pour in 40 points.

Allen didn't have the most efficient night of his career (he finished 11-of-30 from the field) but he did hit five three-pointers. Allen was 13-of-14 from the free throw line as well. The Jazz lost in overtime, 143-137.

Allen's previous high was 23 points against the Sacramento Kings last week. He was more efficient in that game, finishing 10-of-14 from the field.

Allen spent some time in the G League earlier this season, so it's good to see that he's getting more experience with the Jazz as-of late. He's averaged 22.8 minutes per contest in April.

The Jazz finished the regular season with a 50-32 mark, but they've won 32 of their last 44 games. They get the Houston Rockets in the first round as the No. 5 seed.

It's unclear what kind of role Allen will have in the series. While he's come on late, lineups tend to get a little tighter in the playoffs.

Either way, it's a good sign for his career.