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Will Guillory: The #Pelicans just announced that Tony Allen will be out once again tonight. He’s missed 4 straight games
Jim Eichenhofer: Tony Allen (knee) could make his return Friday at Denver, will try to play against Nuggets, per Gentry
Will Guillory: Tony Allen will miss tonight’s game with knee inflammation
Ronald Tillery: Tony Allen (right calf) is OUT for Game 3.
Paul Garcia: Coach Fizdale said Tony Allen is out tonight and his status will remain on a game by game basis.
Memphis coach Dave Fizdale stressed before Saturday’s playoff opener against the second-seeded Spurs that the loss of swingman Tony Allen is a huge blow for the seventh-seeded Grizzlies. “That’s a kick in the you know whats,” Fizdale said of losing Allen, who is out indefinitely with what Memphis is called a right lower leg injury.
Adrian Wojnarowski: The Memphis coaching staff is preparing for playoff series against Spurs without Allen as part of the plan, league sources said.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Sources: Memphis’ Tony Allen will rehab his calf strain as intensely as possible, but recovery time for this particular injury is a month.
Tim MacMahon: Grizzlies PG Mike Conley (eye) will not play against the Thunder, coach David Fizdale said. Tony Allen (eye) will play.
Michael Wallace: Marc Gasol (ankle) and JaMychal Green (shoulder) upgraded to questionable for Tuesday’s game at Spurs. Tony Allen (eye) also questionable.
Ronald Tillery: Pregame – Griz coach David Fizdale on Tony Allen (sore left knee): “It’s looking positive… I expect him to play.”
John Reid: Grizzlies SG Tony Allen won’t play tonight vs. Pelicans because of a sore left knee.
Tim MacMahon: Grizzlies SG Tony Allen (left knee) will not play tonight against the Pelicans.
Tim MacMahon: Grizzlies SG Tony Allen (right groin) is out tonight against the Nuggets. es.pn/2eBMm1p
Grizzlies shooting guard Tony Allen is likely to miss a week. The swelling in his knee is gone, but he’s working to regain full strength and explosiveness.
Tim MacMahon: Grizzlies SG Tony Allen (knee) will not play in the opener, coach David Fizdale said. “He’s not far away, but it’s not worth the risk for one game,” Fizdale said. Memphis will be without two starters against the Timberwolves with SF Chandler Parsons (knee) also out.
“It feels good being out there with the guys,” said the 34-year-old Allen, who missed all six preseason games because of knee soreness. “When the injury came about it obviously wakes other things (in the body) up, so I’m a little banged up, … but I’m a work in progress so I’m listening to my body and the training staff, and that’s all I can do at this point.” Fizdale said, “He looked good, and I think he’s getting close. I don’t want to say there’s guarantees (about when will be back), but he went through the whole practice today and all of yesterday. We don’t go for continuous long stretches of time, but he’s looking better, and I’m hoping we get him back soon.”
Paul Coro: Tony Allen (sore left knee) is not expected to play for an 8th consecutive game in #SunsAtGrizz today. Grizz has won 5 of 6 with loss @ PHX.
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Marc D’Amico: #NEBHInjuryReport: Brad Stevens says Marcus Morris (knee soreness) will not travel with he team to Indiana.
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So when he learned Rose left the Cavaliers on Friday to re-evaluate his future in the NBA, James Johnson said his heart goes out to his friend and former teammate. “He’s going through a lot right now,” Johnson said. “He keeps coming back from injuries after injuries, it takes a toll on you, just rehab and treatment. It also takes a toll on you when you know you’re not getting back or you’re going through the same repetitive rehab and treatment.”
James Johnson: “My heart goes out to that man. I know he wants to get back to the old Derrick Rose, I know how bad he wants to get back to that but there’s more important things than basketball. … (that being) family, health.”