HoopsHype Tony Allen Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: October 22, 2014 | 01:35 PM

Pete Pranica

NBA GMs name @Tony Allen as the "Toughest Player" in the league. Also 3rd best perimeter defender (LeBron and Kawai Leonard).

Alex Kennedy

When asked who is the toughest player in the NBA, GMs went with Tony Allen (25.9%). Kobe Bryant was the runner up (11.1%).

Matt Steinmetz

Michael Cooper is another -- team's best defender who came off bench. Tony Allen mostly starter.

Geoff Calkins

So the annual NBA GM survey is out and @Tony Allen is the league's toughest player: nba.com/news/features/…

Ronald Tillery

Video of Griz coach Dave Joerger explaining why Tony Allen and Courtney Lee will start: bit.ly/1tbJVba

Jeff Caplan

Appears Mem going w @Tony Allen at SF replacing Prince. Conley on TA: "Continually gets better somehow, just defensively he’s unbelievable."

Chip Crain

Coach Jorger tells @Geoff Calkins that @Tony Allen & Courtney Lee will be the starting 2/3 for the @Memphis Grizzlies to open the season. Thoughts?

Geoff Calkins

Joerger says starters will be Tony Allen and Courtney Lee. So that's that. 92.9FM

Dan Woike

Judge, Jury and Grindfather RT@Tony Allen Not a flagrant

Pete Pranica

I know a lot of folks passed on this game, but it's been a fun watch. Tony Allen is doing wondrous, head-scratching Tony Allen things.

Pete Pranica

Tony Allen now has four steals and 14 points. Grizz are up 31, 7:35 3qtr. Griz shooting 59%, Flamengo down to 38% (1 for 7 in 3qtr).

Pete Pranica

Courtney Lee buries a triple with .6 left for a 62-41 lead. Gasol leads all with 14. Tony Allen with 10. Grizz shoot 59% and force 20 TOs.

Chip Crain

Tony Allen with the steal, and TA is going doing TA things....

Pete Pranica

Well, now 13 straight for Flamengo. Tony Allen returns with @Memphis Grizzlies lead down to 2.

Pete Pranica

Steal, slam. Tony Allen. 2 missed layups, 2 steals. All is right with the world.

Pete Pranica

Tony Allen missed layup count reaches two. But he steals on the other end.

Chip Crain

When Swaggy P RT Tony Allen, yep you have arrived! http://t.co/XmrzGiSvcS

Ronald Tillery

Courtney Lee is out due to personal matter Nick Calathes is ill Tony Allen will get rest Griz vs Hawks

Chip Crain

Courtney Lee, Jordan Adams & Tony Allen not on the court for Grizzlies right now.

Chip Crain

Tony Allen with the steal, man hope we hear that a gazillion times this year, 33-28 time out, Conley to shoot FTs on the return

Chip Crain

Listening to this game on the radio I envision Tony Allen just running circles all over the floor, Gasol drops in an 11 shot.

Chip Crain

Tony Allen hits a 17 footer, assist from Gasol is how the Grizz scoring begins

Charles F. Gardner

Memphis starters are Quincy Pondexter, Zach Randolph, Marc Gasol, Tony Allen, Mike Conley.

Chris Sheridan

The scuffle heard round the #NBA earned Tony Allen our Tweet of the Night: sheridanhoops.com/2014/10/07/twe…

Chris Sheridan

Tweet of the Night: Tony Allen reacts to scuffle between Paul Pierce and Joakim Noah: sheridanhoops.com/2014/10/07/twe…

Chris Vernon

HUUUGE CONGRATS to Tony Allen (@Tony Allen) + beautiful wife Desiree on the birth of baby boy Andre Emanuel over the weekend. A real GRINDSON.

Geoff Calkins

Memphis wins, Ole Miss wins, Mississippi State wins and Tony Allen has a baby. Hot damn.

Pete Pranica

. @Tony Allen tells me he wants to be a more vocal leader.... #grindfather

Pete Pranica

We got our first @Tony Allen "first down" signal plus a more aggressive @Marc Gasol on offensive end. Tough defense and great competitiveness.

Marreese Speights

Lol that's not the 3 Ls lol RT @Tony Allen: Look Listen and Learn !!! 3 triple L

Jay King

Wow RT @AdamReisinger: Celtics starters day of last Pats SB win (Feb. 6, 2005): Gary Payton Tony Allen Paul Pierce Raef LaFrentz Mark Blount

Ronald Tillery

Tony Allen: We've got a big bowl of gumbo (on the wings). #mediaday http://t.co/jUnU0KKmIJ

Eli Savoie

Talking with @Tony Allen now on Sports 56/87.7FM sports56whbq.com

Chris Vernon

TONY ALLEN IN THE HOUUUUUUUUUUUUUU..... tune in now

Pete Pranica

How serious was @Tony Allen about staying in shape? He avoided Giordanos pizza when in Chicago. That's dedication. #grinddontstop

Marreese Speights

RealRT @Tony Allen: Never sacrifice these three things: your family, your heart, or your dignity."