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Celtic for Life: Tony Allen wants you to know that he's First-Team All-Defense

As the wounds of the Celtics' season start to completely heal, it's time to take a relaxed approach to watching the remainder of the NBA playoffs. With so many former C's still ballin' in the second round, it's easy to sit back and watch some old friends cause havoc.Paul Pierce has proved that he will still be talking trash when he's 75 years-old playing at the YMCA.Last night old...
Via Celtics Life
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tony Allen ‘First Team All-Defense’ Dunk

Memphis Grizzlies certified lock down guard Tony Allen yelling “first team all-defense” after throwing down a jam on the Warriors, should be your new favourite Tony Allen thing. Even the New York Times thinks so: “The most memorable moment in the 97-90 Grizzlies win might have been when Tony Allen was caught by on-court microphones emphatically declaring himself to be “first...
Via Hooped Up
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Bogut gets impressive block on Courtney Lee lay-up

Although the Golden State Warriors lost last night to the Memphis Grizzlies, the Warriors saw some solid play from big man Andrew Bogut. In the first half of play, Memphis guard Courtney Lee tried to get to the basket for an easy lay-up and watch as Bogut times his jump to swat the ball away: Nice play, Andrew! *** Bogut blocks Lee [NBA] Bogut image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Conley, Memphis Grizzlies gut out impressive upset of Warriors

It’s not the first time it’s happened: On the heels of Steph Curry’s emotionally exhausting MVP reception, the Golden State...
Via Athlon Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Conley scores 22 points in return from injury against Warriors

In regards to amazing performances coming back from injury, Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley had one last night during game two of the Grizzlies-Warriors second round series. After suffering a facial injury in the first round against Portland, Conley returned last night to help Memphis get an impressive game two victory in which Conley scored 22 points and dished out three assists...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch Tony Allen give Mike Conley a new nickname

Grizzlies guard Tony Allen is one of the most outspoken players in the league, so it's a true blessing he agreed to wear a microphone during Game 2's improbable victory over the Warriors. Allen said several legendary things during the night, but arguably tops on the list was when he gave Mike Conley a new nickname.That's right, from now own nobody needs to refer to Conley as "the...
Via Fox Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tony Allen can't stop screaming his accomplishments

During Memphis' incredible Game 2 upset victory over Golden State, Tony Allen proved once again why he's arguably the best perimeter defender in the league.He hounded Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry, making their lives a total nightmare by always staying in front of them and always keeping a hand in their face. It was an incredible performance; arguably the best of his career. Here...
Via Fox Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies are 4-0 when Mike Conley plays

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Mike Conley returned to game action on Tuesday to lead the Memphis Grizzlies past the Golden State Warriors, 95-90, in Oakland to even the Series 1-1. The loss ended the Warriors 21-game home win streak. Conley, who missed the team’s last three playoff games, gave the Grizzlies a boost on offense, knocking down three of his six attempts from...
Via Sports-Glory
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

With Return of Conley, Grizzlies Steal Win at Oracle Arena

Memphis Grizzlies forward Tony Allen, center, shoots in front of Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala during the second half of Game 2 in a second-round NBA playoff basketball series in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 5, 2015. The Grizzlies won 97-90. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) One of the big stories after the first game of the Western Conference Semifinals between the Memphis...
Via The Sports Journal
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Tony Allen yells “first team all-defense” after steal and score

Tony Allen and the Memphis Grizzlies pulled off a surprise last night as they gave the Golden State Warriors their first loss of the 2015 NBA Playoffs. Here’s a look at Tony Allen letting you know why the Grizzlies were able to pull off the win…. h/t Reddit NBA The post Watch: Tony Allen yells “first team all-defense” after steal and score appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
Via Crossover Chronicles
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Tony Allen yells “first team all-defense” after steal and score

Tony Allen and the Memphis Grizzlies pulled off a surprise last night as they gave the Golden State Warriors their first loss of the 2015 NBA Playoffs. Here’s a look at Tony Allen letting you know why the Grizzlies were able to pull off the win…. Tony Allen with the theft and THROW-DOWN for the #PlayoftheGame presented by @Playstation. #GreatnessAwaits http://t.co/4LTwakIyJD...
Via Bloguin Best
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

'The Mike Conley Broken Face Game' (and why he's the man)

Mike Conley had no business playing in game 2 of the Western Playoffs vs. the Warriors. Especially with a broken face. Then he reminded us why he's the man. The post The Mike Conley Broken Face Playoff Game (And Why He’s Always Been The Man) appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tony Allen Trash Talks Warriors, Reminds Them Of His Accomplishments (Video)

Thank you, TNT, for putting a microphone on Tony Allen. The Memphis Grizzlies forward is one of the most, um, peculiar players in the NBA. He’s known first and foremost for his lockdown defense, but there’s something about Allen that seems a little … off. So it was quite a treat for hoops fans to see Allen mic’d up Tuesday night as his team took on the Golden State Warriors...
Via NESN.com
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Warriors lose shooting touch in Game 2 loss to Grizzlies

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) A celebratory night quickly turned into a puzzling one for the Golden State Warriors. With the long-range shots not falling as usual and sloppy play from the start, a night that started with Stephen Curry being handed the Most Valuable Player trophy ended with the first home for the Warriors in more than three months. Curry and backcourt mate Klay Thompson had...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Conley comes back, leads Grizzlies past Warriors in Game 2

  Mike Conley returned just eight days after having facial surgery to score 22 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies used a smothering defensive effort to beat the Golden State Warriors 97-90 on Tuesday night, evening the Western Conference semifinals 1-1. Wearing a clear mask to protect his swollen face and red left eye, Conley stole the spotlight from newly minted MVP Stephen Curry...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Conley comes back, leads Grizzlies past Warriors 97-90

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Mike Conley returned just eight days after having facial surgery to score 22 points, and Memphis used a smothering defensive effort to beat Golden State 97-90 on Tuesday night, evening the Western Conference semifinals 1-1. Wearing a clear mask to protect his swollen face and red left eye, Conley stole the spotlight from newly minted MVP Stephen Curry. He made...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Did Draymond Green intentionally deliver a cheap shot to Mike Conley's face?

Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley received an elbow from C.J. McCollum and suffered a facial fracture in Game 3 of the team’s first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers. He underwent surgery to repair the fracture and had been sidelined for three games to recover from the injury, but returned to action on Tuesday night. It didn’t take long before his surgically...
Via The Sports Daily
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Did Draymond Green intentionally deliver a cheap shot to Mike Conley’s face?

Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley received an elbow from C.J. McCollum and suffered a facial fracture in Game 3 of the team’s first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers. He underwent surgery to repair the fracture and had been sidelined for three games to recover from the injury, but returned to action on Tuesday night. It didn’t take long before his surgically-repaired...
Via The Sports Daily
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tony Allen talks about his defense after monster one-handed dunk

There are few defenders in the game of basketball like Memphis Grizzlies Tony Allen and during Memphis game two victory over Golden State, he let some Warriors fans know. In the second half of play, Allen came up with a steal which lead to a powerful one-handed slam dunk and Tony telling fans that he was “First-Team All-Defense”: Let them know, Tony! *** Tony Allen dunk [NBA...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies' Mike Conley upgraded to questionable for Game 2

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley has been upgraded from doubtful to questionable to play in Game 2 against the Golden State Warriors. Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger said after the team's morning shootaround in San Francisco that if Conley plays Tuesday night, he will start. Conley has missed the last three games recovering from surgery to repair broken...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tony Allen: Stephen Curry ‘ain’t nothing I ain’t never seen before’

Stephen Curry is going to see a lot of Memphis Grizzlies veteran Tony Allen in the Western Conference semifinals, and we doubt he is overly concerned about that. Allen has always been known as one of the better defenders in the league, but Curry scores on everyone. In his team’s Game 1 win over the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies: Adjustments must be made

Three beats two. This is not golf. Truth be told, in watching Game 1, the Memphis Grizzlies played decently on the offensive end of the court. They shot 45% from the field and, as expected, Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol combined for 41 points and 18 rebounds and dominated the paint. However, the game was decided during a second and third quarter stretch in which the teams were trading...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Conley Upgraded To Questionable For Game 2

Mike Conley has been upgraded to questionable for Game 2. The odds appear good that Conley will at least dress and try to play with the Memphis Grizzlies trailing 0-1. Conley is recovering from multiple facial fractures.
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tony Allen on Stephen Curry: “It Ain’t Nothing I Ain’t Never Seen Before”

As an editor, Tony Allen’s recent comments about Golden State Warriors guard and NBA MVP Stephen Curry make me want to tutor the Memphis Grizzlies guard. As someone who loves watching basketball, Allen’s comments made absolutely no sense. Here’s what the all-world defender had to say about Curry after the latter was announced as the Association’s MVP. I don’t get a vote...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies' Allen on MVP Stephen Curry: 'Ain't nothing I ain't never seen before'

As the NBA world continues to heap praise on the newly-minted league MVP Stephen Curry, not everyone is quick to laud the All-Star guard. Defensive-minded Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen thought Curry was a solid choice for MVP but isn't blown away by the rising star. "I don't get a vote, but I acknowledge his MVP status," Tony Allen told CSNBayArea. "It's well deserved, I wasn...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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