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Tony Allen
Tony Allen
Position: G
Born: 01/11/82
Height: 6-4 / 1.93
Weight:213 lbs. / 96.6 kg.
Salary: $5,000,000
Allen’s confidence in his defense is never shaken. But when asked entering the playoffs if there was any player he felt had gotten the better of him this season, he didn’t hesitate to drop a familiar name. “Klay Thompson,” Allen said. “I felt like I wasn’t engaged. I don’t have any excuses. I pulled a hamstring that game and just wasn’t locked in. But Klay Thompson is definitely on my radar from now on.”
“Memphis can respect a guy who’s real, authentic,” Allen said. “I ain’t no carbon copy. They embrace hard work. It’s a small market. People in this city work 9-to-5 and put on their hard hats. I come out here and try to give them back the kind of work ethic they take to those jobs every day. I leave it all on the court. They might think I’m crazy sometimes, but they love me and what I do. So I love them, too.”
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During a timeout, a group of kids were doing a spiffy MC Hammer dance routine on the hardwood. Allen, heretofore best known as a Grizzlies’ defensive stopper and whose name hardly engenders fear as would Kobe or LeBron James, wandered through the middle of the boogie and immediately drew loud protests from the fans. He didn’t do this maliciously. In fact, when he realized his error, he shook one dancer’s hand. Too late. Every time Allen touched the ball, he was booed. “I was sitting on the scorer’s table when the Junior Jam Squad was dancing, and they were killing the MC Hammer rendition,” said Curry, explaining what he saw at the crime scene. “I saw him kind of walk out, and it was like slow-mo because I don’t think he realized where he was walking. He was kind of locked in the moment, and they were still dancing, and our fans were obviously protecting the Warriors’ ground. It was pretty funny.”