Tony Allen RUMORS & NEWS

  • Tony Allen has emotional reaction to news Grizzlies will be retiring his jersey

    Larry Brown Sports "Tony Allen may be wearing a New Orleans Pelicans uniform these days, but his heart will always be with in Memphis. The Grizzlies announced Thursday that Allen, who played with them for seven years and was a crucial part of their identity, will be getting his jersey retired. Speaking with..." October 12

  • Pelicans, Tony Allen Finalizing One-Year Deal

    Hoops Rumors "The Pelicans are finalizing a one-year contract with veteran swingman Tony Allen, Shams Charania of The Vertical tweets. Barring a late breakdown in negotiations, this ends a prolonged free agent odyssey for the 35-year-old defensive stalwart. Early in the process, the Clippers were reportedly..." September 11

  • Tony Allen could be an option for Celtics?

    Larry Brown Sports "After trading away two of their top perimeter defenders this summer in Avery Bradley and Jae Crowder, the Boston Celtics may be pursuing a familiar face. Celtics reporter Brian Robb of the Boston Sports Journal mentions First Team All-Defensive guard Tony Allen as a potential option for the..." August 23

  • Tony Allen said Memphis “Grit and Grind” started as insult to Rudy Gay

    Pro Basketball Talk "The “Grit and Grind” era in Memphis is over. It will continue on T-shirts and in the hearts of Grizzlies fans, but with Zach Randolph in Sacramento and Tony Allen unsigned, it’s not the same. The era has ended. But how did Grit and Grind get its name? Allen took part in the Basketball Hall..." August 06

  • Tony Allen: Boston Celtics great Paul Pierce once offered $30k watch to make Rookie Challenge game

    Mass Live "Former Boston Celtics guard Tony Allen made an appearance at the Basketball Hall of Fame's 60 Days of Summer program on Friday, talking about a wide variety of topics, including his time with the Celtics, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and much more. Allen was so entertaining, we will break this..." August 05

  • Clippers discussing sign-and-trade for Grizzlies' Tony Allen

    Sportando "According to David Aldridge, the Los Angeles Clippers want to bolster their wings after the departure of J.J. Redick and Jamal Crawford. For this reason, the Clippers are discussing potential sign & trade scenarios with the Grizzlies for veteran guard Tony Allen. Allen, despite his age,..." July 05

  • Grizzlies will only offer Allen the veteran's minimum

    CBS Sports "Tony Allen, a central figure to the Grit-n-Grind Grizzlies, is in his mid 30's and the man who once was arguably the NBA's best perimeter defender isn't quite what he used to be. While this happens to everybody, Allen has managed to find ways to contribute despite advancing age. This summer,..." June 21

  • Tony Allen wants to return to Grizzlies

    Larry Brown Sports "Tony Allen will be a free agent this summer, but he is looking forward to a return to the Memphis Grizzlies. The Grizzlies guard said at his exit interview Friday that he is “confident” he will return to Memphis. “I can’t see myself being nowhere else,” Allen told reporters during his exit..." April 28