8:51 AM EDT, Sun May 03, 2015
San Francisco Chronicle 9 hours ago

Grizzlies’ Allen will attempt to minimize the splash

The Warriors open their Western Conference semifinal series against Memphis and all-world defender Tony Allen on Sunday. “Tony is an excellent defender — obviously, one of the best in the league,” Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said. According to SportVU data, Allen held opposing shooters to a field-goal percentage 7.5 percent lower than their usual proficiency during the regular season. “I respect him a ton,” said Warriors power forward Draymond Green, who finished second in Defensive Player of the Year voting. Allen missed the Grizzlies’ third meeting with the Warriors...
San Jose Mercury News 12 hours ago

Thompson: Klay Thompson now has edge on Tony Allen

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, thanks to his evolving game, has become a real challenge for Memphis Grizzlies defensive ace Tony Allen.
Boston Herald May 1, 2015
Celtics co-owner sees gold in team’s plethora of draft picks

Celtics co-owner sees gold in team’s plethora of draft picks

In the summer of 2010, with the notion he needed a new team with room for growth, Tony Allen started negotiating with Memphis.The Celtics were surprised by how quickly their young defensive star began slipping away. Allen was in a Memphis hotel room, pondering a break from the city where he won an NBA title, and from the team that had stuck by him through some hard times early in his career.Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca, thinking he could make a difference, had left a message.

Allen Crabbe starts for Trail Blazers, Tony Allen for Memphis Grizzlies in Game 2

Allen Crabbe will start Game 2 for the Trail Blazers as Portland gets set to take on the Grizzlies in Memphis. It was also revealed that Tony Allen will start over Jeff Grenn for Memphis.

Tony Allen and Mike Conley Preparing to Play in Game 1 vs. Blazers

After dealing with nagging injuries for extended periods of time, both Tony Allen and Mike Conley were active in practice and intend on playing in Game 1 of the team's First Round matchup against the Portland Trail Blazers, Sunday at 7 PM Central. Tony Allen (hamstring) and Mike Conley (foot) both returned to practice and say they intend to play Game 1 vs Blazers http://t.co/wYRV1ZumuM — Ronald Tillery (@CAGrizBeat) April 17, 2015

Mike Conley and Tony Allen out against the Pacers, Marc Gasol questionable

Injury updates for Memphis Grizzlies vs. Indiana Pacers The official word from the Memphis Grizzlies for tonight's regular season finale says Mike Conley and Tony Allen will both sit out. Marc Gasol is listed as questionable, but many close to the team expect him to start. With Tony Allen's defense unavailable for guarding Paul George, it'll be important for Gasol to provide a defensive boost on the interior to keep the score relatively low. The Grizzlies have been anemic on offense without Conley directing the show, and the last thing they need is to get down early and put even more...

The Secret Life of Nick Calathes, Defensive Superstar

Who is Nick Calathes and what does he think he's doing, forcing all those turnovers? A look at the world's best Tony Allen impersonator and defensive force in his own right. Memphis' Roster AKA their Short-Term Disabled List In case you haven’t noticed, the Grizzlies have been limping around on the court lately. Nearly every member of the team’s starting roster has suffered an injury in one form or another – just in time for playoff season. One of the lengthier and most recent injuries has been Tony Allen’s hamstring. His absence has been felt since March 28th when he left...
Grizzlies 89, Jazz 88: The “Ball Don’t Lie” Game

Grizzlies 89, Jazz 88: The “Ball Don’t Lie” Game

Last night in Utah, the Grizzlies took care of business on the road (no thanks to some unfortunate free throws) against a Jazz team with the same record (19-13) as the Grizzlies since February 1st. Without Mike Conley and Tony Allen, it certainly wasn't pretty, but pretty isn't reflected in the playoff standings, and last night was extremely important to the Grizzlies' hopes of hanging on to the 2-seed and finishing ahead of the Spurs and Rockets to win the Southwest division.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

We Miss You Tony: The True Impact of Tony Allen's Absence

Without the Grindfather on the court, Memphis is 6-8 on the season and 2-4 during this recent injury bout. Even from the bench, Tony Allen contributes in major ways to the team's performance. What exactly has been missing with him in suit and tie lately? A Brief History When Jeff Green was first traded to Memphis there was a sense of unease among many Grizzlies fans. For others it represented a chance for the team to finally acquire some offense in the body of a lengthy and athletic perimeter defender. It’s been almost a full three months since that trade and both Green and the team have...

Tony Allen out against the Thunder

Latest injury update on the Memphis Grizzlies Tony Allen has been dealing with a strained left hamstring since March 27th against the Golden State Warriors, and he'll miss a second consecutive game tonight against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Memphis Grizzlies could have potentially assigned Allen to the task of guarding Russell Westbrook with Kevin Durant missing from the Thunder's lineup, but now we'll get to see just how healed up Mike Conley's ankles are as he's asked to limit the berserker rage of Westbrook. Griz confirm that Tony Allen (hamstring) is OUT tonight vs OKC...

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