The Score "The Grit N' Grind Memphis Grizzlies continue to play without their patriarch, as Grindfather Tony Allen sat out a fourth consecutive game Friday night with a right knee injury. Allen suffered the injury during pregame warmups last week, and Grizzlies head coach Dave Joerger said before Friday's..." December 19
Larry Brown Sports "Tony Allen has long been considered one of the best one-on-one defenders in the NBA, and one of the game’s best all-time players recently paid him a huge compliment. In an interview with TNT’s Ernie Johnson, Kobe Bryant was asked who came the closest to being “the Kobe-stopper” during the..." December 04
Pro Basketball Talk "With five minutes left in the third quarter of the Grizzlies’ eventual win over the Pacers, Tony Allen gets the ball and brings it up court. The Pacers’ George Hill decides to provide a little on-ball pressure and be disruptive. Allen flopped a little try and draw a call. The referees ignored..." October 31
NBA.com "The NBA announced today that Pelicans forward Anthony Davis has been named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team. The distinction is the first in Davis’ three years in the NBA. Davis, 6-10, 220, led the league in both blocks per game (2.9) and total blocked shots (200). Additionally, Davis..." May 20
Tony Allen says "I'm definitely going" tonight
Grizzlies guard Tony Allen said he will play in Game 6 despite hamstring injury.
Word I'm getting is Tony Allen, barring some sort of U-turn in next few hours, is more likely than not to miss Game 5 with hamstring issue
CSN Bay Area "Stephen Curry is your 2015 NBA MVP. He's currently getting ready for Game 2 against the Grizzlies, although Memphis might have the bigger task preparing to contain Curry. "I don't get a vote, but I acknowledge his MVP status," Tony Allen said after practice on Monday. "It's well deserved, I..." May 05
As expected, Tony Allen and Mike Conley will go for Griz
Pro Basketball Talk "The Western Conference playoffs might not be the gauntlet we expected. Sure, it’s still a very strong field, but it won’t be filled with eight dominant teams. The Trail Blazers are stumbling with Wesley Matthews and maybe Dorell Wright out for the season and Arron Afflalo also sidelined. The..." April 16
Sportsnaut "Memphis Grizzlies wing Tony Allen will remain sidelined with a hamstring injury for at least another week, according to head coach Dave Joerger. Allen has been out since suffering the injury against the Warriors on March 27th. The Grizzlies are 2-2 in Allen’s absence, and risk losing home-court..." April 06
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
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
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
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
Grizzlies, I'm told, have swatted down Clippers' attempt to trade for defensive ace Tony Allen
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.
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
PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NBA Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to Deadline Day. February 20
Memphis and Minnesota have hit a logjam in talks involving Tayshaun Prince and Tony Allen for Chase Budinger and J.J. Barea, sources say.
The Grizzlies and Timberwolves have gained momentum on a deal that would send Tayshaun Prince and Tony Allen to Minnesota, sources say.
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
Conley and Allen didn't do much at shootaround. Not expecting them to play.
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"
Tony Allen (hand) is out vs Pistons today. Mike Miller will start.
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
Grizzlies guard Tony Allen has been suspended one game for kicking Clippers guard Chris Paul in the face during Monday's game.
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
ESPN "Tony Allen has agreed to a four-year, $20 million with the Memphis Grizzlies, sources told ESPNLosAngeles.com'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
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
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
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
NBA.com "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
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