POR was strangely bad last night overloading off of Tony Allen, and then trying to find him again. Lots of damaging T.A. cuts.
Bad time for the Blazers' transition defense to fall asleep. Tony Allen leaks out for a layup and it's a nine-point game with 1:14 left.
Jae Crowder can be that Tony Allen/James Posey-like hustle player the Celtics had in the past.
Kawhi played in 64 games. Missed almost 1/4 of the season. Not on my ballot for that reason. Draymond, DeAndre and Tony Allen were.
Kawhi Leonard named Defensive Player of the Year 2 Draymond Green 3 DeAndre Jordan 4 Anthony Davis 5 Rudy Gobert 6 Andrew Bogut 7 Tony Allen
My full defensive player of the year ballot: 1. Kawhi Leonard, 2. Anthony Davis, 3. Tony Allen.
Tony Allen: "I found out (about the starting lineup change) this morning. They told me not to tell y'all."
Tony Allen: "I heard Bongo Lady was on Good Morning America this morning. Salute."
Tony Allen got in 36 minutes, Conley 29 for Grizzlies, meaning they are getting healthy.
Tony Allen drop a pass wide open under the basket. 30 seconds later the fans are chanting his name. Gotta love it
Tony Allen out there ball-hawking. Blazers can't put the ball below their waist. Also…Lillard is 1-for-6, McCollum 1-for-5.
Tony Allen times his help so well.
Tonight, every Grizzly is Tony Allen at the basket.
Jeff Green replaces Tony Allen for Memphis. CJ McCollum and Meyers Leonard in for Crabbe and Lopez for Portland.
Tony Allen is defending Batum, Lee on Crabbe
Change to the Grizzlies lineup: Tony Allen starting in place of Jeff Green.
Blazers starting Allen Crabbe and Memphis starting Tony Allen over Jeff Green. CJ back to natural 6th man role.
Tony Allen starting in place of Jeff Green.
Another Game 2 starting lineup change: Tony Allen will start for Memphis at SF instead of Jeff Green.
Memphis just fooling around now. Running plays for Tony Allen.
Tony Allen was so far off C.J. McCollum and the Blazers didn’t notice
Tony Allen really struggling to move as he goes to the bench.
Tony Allen checking in, if you wondered what that roar was.
Here comes Tony Allen. Hide the wife and kids
Arron Afflalo is out tonight. Tony Allen and Mike Conley are game-time decisions, but I expect them to give it a go.
As expected, Tony Allen and Mike Conley will go for Griz
Memphis coach Dave Joerger said Mike Conley and Tony Allen are “game time decisions.”
Hilarious that the Mavs need Rondo to be Tony Allen for them to win this series.
Asked what "excited" him about the way Tony Allen and Mike Conley were able to practice yesterday, Dave Joerger said "nothing."