Throughout the regular season of the NBA, almost every team improves in some way, shape, or form. Yet, it is hard to argue against the claim that the Memphis Grizzlies probably improved more than any other team as the season progressed. Halfway into the season, the Grizzlies had a record of 21-20. However, the Grizzlies ended the season with a 50-32 record, meaning they went 29-12...
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The Memphis Grizzlies will travel to Oklahoma City to play game 1, in a best of 7 series, against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first round of the 2014 Western Conference Playoffs.
In order to understand the significance of a Griz return to OKC, we must first take a look back at an important chapter in the franchise’s history.
February 10, 2010 was...
A video of Memphis Grizzlies shooting guard sinking "Happy" for his karaoke event on Thursday night.
It’s not often that an opening tip to an NBA game has much intrigue but the tip to today’s Memphis Grizzlies/San Antonio Spurs game did.
After the ball was thrown up by referee Ken Mauer, he was run into by Memphis guard Tony Allen and Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard:
Watch out, Ken!
Allen runs over referee [J.R. Wilco]
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Memphis Grizzlies shooting guard Tony Allen will not play tonight against the Timberwolves due to a stomach illness, according to Rob Fischer on Twitter.With Allen out of the lineup, look for James Johnson and Nick Calathes to pick up extra minutes off the bench at the shooting guard position. The Grizzlies are coming off an impressive win against the Pacers last Saturday, holding...
When I think of Tony Allen, I generally think of a guy who’s a lock-down defender, a decent jump-shooter, and a hustle player to the definition. I rarely see Allen gracing the top 10 of any highlight reel, but on Saturday night against (who else?) the Charlotte Bobcats, Allen took his resume, and checked an extra experience box. That box was athletic, put-back dunker. Mike Conley...
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Tony Allen was fined $5,000 by the NBA for his flop in Game 2 against the San Antonio Spurs. Take a look at the play that cost him.
On Tuesday night the Memphis Grizzlies overcame an 18-point second half deficit to force overtime in Game 2 of their Western Conference finals series against the San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs came through in the extra period, winning the game 93-89 and taking a 2-0 series lead. The climax of the Grizzlies’ late-game comeback was a four-point possession during the final minute of...
NBA referee David Guthrie took a spill during the third quarter of Game 2 between the Los Angeles Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night at Staples Center. Guthrie was backing up and did not notice Grizzlies guard Tony Allen sitting on the ground behind him. He tripped over and fell, but luckily was not injured. Blake Griffin did not receive the foul call he was looking...
Here is a short and funny clip of Memphis Grizzlies' shooting guard Tony Allen stealing the ball against the Cleveland Cavs on Monday night, and then faking a pass by accident.Allen lost control of the ball initially while cocking the ball back to throw a long pass to a teammate. You have to check out the video for yourself.