6:13 AM EDT, Wed August 24, 2016

Keep Grinding: Tony Allen Must Find a Way to Stay NBA Relevant

Tony Allen has been the face of "Grit and Grind" over the years. But now, with a changing roster and Father Time slowly creeping up on him, where does Tony Allen fit in this season and how can he adapt his game? We'll take a look at the past, present, and future of the Grindfather. Tony Allen has been with the Memphis Grizzlies for six seasons, and he'll undoubtedly go down in Grizzlies history as one of its most influential players and one of the leaders of this "Grit and Grind" era. His tenacity and toughness are on display every time he steps on the court, and his hard-nosed defense has...

Tony Allen wins Teammate of the Year in NBPA Awards

Today, the NBA Players’ Association announced its second annual award winners. While none of the Grizzlies managed to take home any of the major awards, Tony Allen still brought home a little hardware. The Grindfather was already First Team All Defense. Now it appears he’s First Team All Teammate as well. . @TheNBPA also voted on a Teammate of the Year for each team. Here are those winners. https://t.co/VyMkhpEJE3 pic.twitter.com/mklUjRvsQP— SB Nation NBA (@SBNationNBA) August 4, 2016 Allen is the first Grizzly to win the award, as last year’s awards didn’t include the...