Tony Allen Gets Frustrated, Smacks Cameraman's Camera For Some Reason

Cameramen creep up on the baseline at NBA games, and sometimes that causes players to fall into the media line after a foul or shot. But Tony Allen was nowhere near one cameraman during last night's game against the Pelicans, so it makes no sense why he turned around and smacked the guy's camera after a foul. » 11/04/14 12:00pm 11/04/14 12:00pm

Tony Allen Is The Defensive Stopper You Can Root For

There's a certain stigma that often hounds players who are labeled as defensive stoppers in the NBA, a belief that no small part of their success is derived from the fact that they are simply willing to play like assholes. This was true of Bruce Bowen, who was never all that feisty but wasn't shy about using a dirty… » 4/22/14 11:04am 4/22/14 11:04am

Jalen Rose Says Tony Allen's Flop Was Worthy Of A Pulitzer Prize

When Manu Ginobili hit Tony Allen with a flagrant foul late in last night's Grizzlies-Spurs game, Allen engaged in a truly fantastic bit of theater by pretending that Ginobili's foul had caused him to slam his head against the floor. It was a flop for the ages (which doesn't change the fact that the foul was… » 5/22/13 10:16am 5/22/13 10:16am

Tony Allen's Fake Pass Was Some Harlem Globetrotter-Type Ish

Tony Allen grabbed a Grizzlies franchise record eight steals in a win over Cleveland last night, but outstanding defensive play is boring. We prefer Tony the Showman, faking out absolutely no one with a slick whiff on the full-court pass. Yeah, he might have kicked the ball for the steal, and yeah, he might have… » 4/24/12 9:40am 4/24/12 9:40am

Tony Allen Shaved A Glittery Grizzly Into His Hair Last Night

For a brief time yesterday, Memphis guard Tony Allen had this haircut, featuring a barber's rendition of the Grizzlies mascot and highlighted by the staples of any middle school girl's make-up routine: glitter and white eyeliner. Allen trimmed it before the game started (he had 12 points in the win), but there is,… » 4/26/11 11:00am 4/26/11 11:00am