Tony Allen RUMORS & NEWS

  • The Grindfather: Tony Allen Explains Why He's the NBA's Best Defender

    Complex "Get the stars and take care of the rest later. That is the conventional wisdom on how to build an NBA team. But for every Magic Johnson, there’s a Michael Cooper; for every Michael Jordan, there’s a Dennis Rodman; and for every Tim Duncan, there’s a Bruce Bowen. Stars define teams, but role..." March 24

  • Report: Grizzlies suspended Tony Allen for physical confrontation in practice with Nick Calathes

    Pro Basketball Talk "Tony Allen was suspended one game by the Grizzlies for what was only described as “a violation of team policy” by head coach Dave Joerger at the time. Thanks to Ronald Tillery of the Commercial Appeal, we now know what the specific infraction was. After more digging into the issue, Allen’s..." March 04

  • Grizzlies suspend Tony Allen 1 game for violating team policy

    The Score "The Memphis Grizzlies have suspended Tony Allen for Tuesday's contest against the Utah Jazz. Allen has been disciplined with a one-game suspension for violating team policy, according to Ronald Tillery of the Memphis Commercial Appeal." March 03

  • League fines Tony Allen $15,000 for slapping cameraman

    Pro Basketball Talk "Tony Allen is a veteran, he had to know a fine was coming as soon as he did this. The league cannot have its players randomly hitting cameramen on the sidelines. Doesn’t matter if nobody was hurt, or that Allen apologized, or that the cameraman in question, Bo Bradley, says he was fine and it’s..." November 04

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Grizzlies, I'm told, have swatted down Clippers' attempt to trade for defensive ace Tony Allen

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    Geoff Calkins @geoff_calkins

    Tony Allen woke this morning with swelling in his eye, the result of Caron Butler scratching/hitting him in Game 6. Seeing eye doc now.

  • Kevin Durant admits Tony Allen has gotten is in his head

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Durant is scoring 28.5 points a game, but one of the most efficient elite scorers ever — he had a ridiculous true shooting percentage of .635 this season — has been slowed down in the playoffs. With Tony Allen being physical on him and good help defense (including Marc Gasol) Durant is..." April 29

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    Ken Berger @KBergCBS

    Memphis and Minnesota have hit a logjam in talks involving Tayshaun Prince and Tony Allen for Chase Budinger and J.J. Barea, sources say.

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    Ken Berger @KBergCBS

    The Grizzlies and Timberwolves have gained momentum on a deal that would send Tayshaun Prince and Tony Allen to Minnesota, sources say.

  • Sources: T'wolves, Grizzlies discuss deal that includes Budinger and Prince

    Yahoo! Sports "The Memphis Grizzlies are discussing a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves centered on forward Chase Budinger and guard J.J. Barea, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Memphis wants to include forward Tayshaun Prince into the package and the deal could be expanded to include guard Tony Allen,..." February 18

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    Ronald Tillery @CAGrizBeat

    Conley and Allen didn't do much at shootaround. Not expecting them to play.

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    Rob Fischer @thefishnation

    Shootaround- Tony Allen (Left Wrist Sprain) did not participate and is out for @memgrizz vs. @SacramentoKings tonight. He remains day to day

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    Chris Vernon @ChrisVernonShow

    Tony Allen just told me they found small fracture in his hand. Asked him how long he'd be out and he said "bout 2 weeks"

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    Ronald Tillery @CAGrizBeat

    Tony Allen (hand) is out vs Pistons today. Mike Miller will start.

  • Tony Allen auctioning off shoe that kicked Chris Paul’s face, for charity

    Pro Basketball Talk "You can own a shoe that has kicked Chris Paul in the face. And who doesn’t want that? Remember the play from Nov. 19 — Tony Allen went into the air, got burned by CP3 something fierce, and in an effort to make a play and kick the ball away he caught Paul across the face. Allen said it was not..." December 20

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    Grizzlies guard Tony Allen has been suspended one game for kicking Clippers guard Chris Paul in the face during Monday's game.

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  • Grizzlies’ owner to play Tony Allen one-on-one for charity

    Pro Basketball Talk "Grizzlies owner Robert Pera plays in a regular pick-up run and according to those who have seen him he’s got some game — he has a jumper from the outside and some hops around the rim to the point he used to be able to dunk. That doesn’t mean he’s beating Tony Allen one-on-one. But the two are..." September 26

  • Grizzlies reach deal with Tony Allen "Tony Allen has agreed to a four-year, $20 million with the Memphis Grizzlies, sources told's Ramona Shelburne. Teams and players can only reach verbal agreements until the league's annual moratorium on signings and trades is lifted July 10. Allen, a nine-year veteran,..." July 03

  • Hollins, Allen headline Grizzlies' uncertain summer

    Fox Sports Tennessee "Less than a day after searching for some way to stop San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker, the Grizzlies were still searching Tuesday after lunch. Not searching for Parker, who had already swept right past Memphis and into the NBA Finals, but searching for the missing piece(s) of the..." May 29

  • Allen embraces Memphis, Grizzlies franchise

    CSN Chicago "One of the toughest players in the NBA felt vulnerable after the Grizzlies’ season-ending loss Monday night. Chicago native Tony Allen had one of his typically high-energy, poor-shooting performances in Memphis’ defeat at the hands of San Antonio—he shot 2-for-9 from the field for four..." May 29

  • Memphis' Tony Allen fined $5,000 by NBA

    San Antonio Express-News "Memphis guard Tony Allen has been fined $5,000 for violating the league’s anti-flopping rules during Game 2 of the Western Conference finals, the league announced Friday. Manu Ginobili was assessed with a Flagrant 1 foul after pulling Allen down by the arm during a breakaway layup in the final..." May 24

  • Grizzlies' Allen, Heat's James headline 2012-13 NBA All-Defensive First Team "Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen and Miami Heat forward LeBron James, winner of the 2012-13 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Award, headline the 2012-13 NBA All-Defensive First Team, the NBA announced today. Allen totaled 53 points overall and James tallied 52. Each player received 25 First Team..." May 13

  • Memphis' Tony Allen showed he could still guard Kevin Durant

    The Oklahoman "To hear Memphis coach Lionel Hollins tell it after Game 1, Tony Allen had as much hope of guarding Kevin Durant as Woody Allen. After the Grizzlies defensive whiz barely guarded the Thunder superstar on Sunday, Hollins was reminded that Allen had done a pretty decent job against Durant in the..." May 09

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