Tony Allen Injury: Updates on Grizzlies Star’s Hamstring and Return

March 28th, 2015 by Mike Chiari Leave a reply »

Guard Tony Allen has been a huge part of the Memphis Grizzlies' success this season and in recent years, but his status is uncertain after picking up an injury Friday night against the Golden State Warriors.

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Allen Exits with Hamstring Injury Saturday, March 28 The Grizz may be the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference currently, but the No. 1 Golden State Warriors throttled them 107-84 Friday.

Matters became even worse for Memphis when Allen had to leave the game with a hamstring strain, according to Grizzlies sideline reporter Rob Fischer:

The 33-year-old Allen is recognized as one of the top perimeter defenders in the NBA, and he contributes across the board with per-game averages of over eight points, four rebounds and two steals.

Memphis can afford to play it safe with him since it has already clinched a playoff spot, but if Allen is anything less than 100 percent entering the postseason, it will definitely put the Grizzlies at a disadvantage.


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