Allen has appeared in 14 games this season for the Jazz with one start. He is averaging 4.6 points and 0.4 assists a night while shooting 34.5 percent from the field and 28.6 percent from three-point range.
This is the second time Allen has been assigned to the G League this season, and the announcement noted he helped lead Salt Lake to a 40-point victory over the Rio Grande Valley Vipers on Monday with 26 points and four three-pointers.
Allen became a household name during his four seasons with the Blue Devils. He won a national championship and was named to the NCAA All-Tournament team in 2015 and averaged as many as 21.6 points a night when he was a sophomore. He was also a lightning rod for controversy after tripping opponents multiple times.
This move will give the rookie the opportunity for additional playing time after averaging just 10.5 minutes a night with Utah.
The Jazz feature a crowded backcourt and wing rotation that includes Donovan Mitchell, Ricky Rubio, Joe Ingles, Jae Crowder, Dante Exum, Kyle Korver and Raul Neto.