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Tony Allen shoots airball on layup vs Blazers (Video)

Memphis Grizzlies forward Tony Allen shot an airball on a layup one foot away from the basket during Wednesday night's Game 2 of their first round series against Portland.What a shame, considering Allen made a great move to maneuver around a Trail Blazers defender to get to the hoop, but he just couldn't finish.Fortunately, the Grizzlies have a 13 point lead halfway through the third...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Allen Air Balls a Point-Blank Layup

Before the start of Game 2 between the Portland Trail Blazers and Memphis Grizzlies, Tony Allen was on Twitter pumping himself up with “inspirational” tweets: Personally, I think those accounts are a massive waste of space, but clearly it works for The Grindfather — just not on offense. During the second second quarter, Allen cleverly maneuvered himself through Damian Lillard’s...
Via Busted Coverage
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies Growl, Roll Over Portland 100-86, Lead Series 1-0

Portland star PG Damian Lillard had a rough night. Mike Conley the rest of the Grizzlies had something to do with that. All Photos courtesy of Warren Roseborough. As the 2015 NBA Playoffs kicked off in Memphis Sunday Night, Grizzlies fans had no shortage of questions. Would Grizz guards Mike Conley and Tony Allen play? And if so, would they be effective? Which Marc Gasol would...
Via Grit, Grind, GRIZZ!
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies trying to get healthy for series vs. Trail Blazers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger insists he's not protecting or hiding Mike Conley or Tony Allen. He said both are hurt and were unable to play in Memphis' last game, even if it had been the playoffs. Well, the postseason has arrived, and the Grizzlies can only hope having three days off before hosting Portland on Sunday night helps heal everyone's aches and pains...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Allen’s health is vital to the success of the Memphis Grizzlies

The success that the Memphis Grizzlies have enjoyed over the past few years can be largely attributed to their defense. The Grizzlies possess a balanced, but not explosive, offensive attack led by Marc Gasol at 17.6 points per game. They have built a culture predicated on toughness and defense. No player exemplifies that mantra more than Tony Allen. Allen has missed the last seven...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies Guard Tony Allen Out at Least Another Week

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. Joerger: Tony Allen is out at least another week. No chance for return, then it will be revisited. @FOX13Memphis — Peter Fleischer (@Peter_Fleischer) April...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies fan proposes at Tony Allen Karaoke Night

When Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen is in a building, expect the unexpected. Less than 24 hours ago, at the third annual Tony Allen Karaoke Night, a Grizzlies fan proposed to his girlfriend and love was officially in the air.  Of all places to ask the person you love if they're down to spend the rest of their life with you, nothing tops Tony Allen Karaoke Night. Absolutely nothing...
Via Fox Sports
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Grizzlies Suspend Tony Allen One Game For ‘Violating Team Policy’

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen was suspended for Tuesday night’s game against the Utah Jazz for violating team policy. Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger announced the one-game suspension in his media availability before the game. Joerger did not elaborate on the policy Allen violated. He said it was an isolated incident, and he expects...
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Allen misses four layups in one offensive sequence (Video)

Memphis Grizzlies shooting guard Tony Allen had an extremely embarrassing offensive sequence where he missed four layups during the second quarter of Friday night's game against Los Angeles. Let's recap the misses: Allen steals the pass and dribbles down the court all by himself, but his layup attempt gets blocked by the rim. Allen gets his own rebound on the miss, dribbles around...
Via Holdout Sports
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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