Bucks’ Grayson Allen breaks silence on Alex Caruso incident


Milwaukee Bucks guard Grayson Allen has become the NBA’s public enemy No. 1 after his antics resulted in Chicago Bulls fan-favorite guard Alex Caruso sustaining a fractured wrist. After receiving waves upon waves of backlash from fans across the NBA, Allen has finally commented on the incident that occurred between him and Caruso.

Allen addressed the situation via his own Discord channel, offering an explanation for his actions and his antics in the aftermath of Caruso’s injury:

Grayson Allen Explanation

Allen links to his Discord via his Instagram account, verifying that this is the former Duke product’s official Discord channel.

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Within the channel, the Bucks guard responded to a tweet from Richard Jefferson, offering his side of the now-infamous incident which led to Caruso’s wrist injury:

Grayson Allen giggling after receiving a flagrant 2 and being ejected seems pretty on brand for him.

— Richard Jefferson (@Rjeff24) January 22, 2022

“Also to this point. I stood at half court watching till he got up till see if he was okay. Then when I was back by our bench a teammate made a joke and I laughed. I wasn’t laughing at the foul,” Allen said in response to Jefferson’s tweet. “It was very unfortunate how it played out. I jumped to block it with my left and as I’m spinning went to grab the ball with my right hand not throw him down. It was a really hard fall and I’m glad he’s okay. If I could do the play over again knowing he’d fall like that I wouldn’t make the play.”

Allen is attempting to clear the air to his fans regarding what, in his eyes, truly transpired between him and Caruso. The controversial Duke product denied laughing at Caruso, suggesting a Bucks teammate had made a joke at the time he was seen snickering.

Caruso is expected to miss up to two months after undergoing surgery on the injured wrist. He will be reevaluated in 6-8 weeks.

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Bucks’ Grayson Allen breaks silence on Alex Caruso incident