Tony Allen

Basketball Player

Tony Allen was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States on January 11th, 1982 and is the Basketball Player. At the age of 42, Tony Allen biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

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January 11, 1982
United States
Place of Birth
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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$10 Million
Basketball Player
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Tony Allen Life

Anthony Allen (born January 11, 1982) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

He is a six-time member on the NBA All-Defensive Team, including three times on the All-Defensive First Team.

Allen won an NBA championship with the Boston Celtics in 2008.

Personal life

Allen is the son of Ella Allen. He has two sisters, Ebony and Dominique, and a brother, Ryan, who played on the Grizzlies' 2012 summer league squad following a four-year collegiate career at Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

In November 2005, Allen was indicted on three counts of aggravated battery following a fight which led to a shooting in August 2005 in Chicago. He was found not guilty at trial in April 2007.

On October 7, 2021, Allen was indicted for insurance fraud in the Southern District of New York for allegedly defrauding the NBA's health and welfare benefit plan.

On November 28, 2021, Allen was charged with domestic assault, domestic vandalism and interference with emergency calls in connection with an incident involving his wife.


Tony Allen Career

College career

Allen attended Crane High School in Chicago, where he competed with fellow NBA player Will Bynum. Allen, a freshman at Butler County Community College in 2000–01, averaged 16.5 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 2.8 steals in 32 games (31 starts). He was then named Second Team All-Jayhawk West Conference and Year-Official West Freshman of the Year.

Allen's averaged 14.5 points and 5.3 rebounds in 38 games for Wabash Valley College as a sophomore. He led Wabash Valley to a 32–6 record and a fourth-place finish at the NJCAA Championships. He was later named as a member of Second Team All-Region XXIV.

Allen transferred to Oklahoma State University in 1993, where he averaged 14.4 points and 5.4 rebounds in 32 games (28 starts) in 2002–03. He was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year in subsequent years.

Allen, a senior at Oklahoma State, led Oklahoma State in scoring (16 points) and guided the Cowboys to the 2004 NCAA Final Four, donating 13 points, 4 rebounds, and 4 assists in Oklahoma State's Final Four loss to Georgia Tech on April 3, 2004. The Associated Press named him Big 12 Player of the Year and then gave him an Honorable Mention All-America. Allen had become the first Cowboys player to reach the 1,000 career point mark in only two seasons by the 2003-2004 season.

Professional career

Allen was drafted by the Boston Celtics in the first round (25th overall) of the 2004 NBA draft on June 24, 2004, and he has since agreed to a multi-year deal with the Celtics. In 16.4 minutes over 77 games (34 starts), as a rookie in the 2004–05 season, he averaged 6.4 points, 2.9 rebounds, and 0.9 steals in 16.4 minutes. In his first career appearance against the Atlanta Hawks on January 22, 2005, he scored 20 points in his first career appearance. He later competed in the Rookie Challenge at the 2005 NBA All-Star Weekend, scoring a team-high 17 points.

Allen played 9 points, 7 rebounds, and 2 steals in his first game of his 2006 season as a home game loses to the Hawks. Allen led the Los Angeles Lakers to a home loss on March 20, 2006, with a season-high 18 points and 4 steals. On April 9, he scored a season-high 18 points, leading to his loss to the New York Knicks. In a home game loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, he reached his season-high scoring 23 points to go along with 4 rebounds and 3 steals. Allen continued to average 7.2 points, 2.2 rebounds, 1.3 assists, and 1.00 steals in 19.2 minutes in his sophomore season with the Celtics.

Allen scored a season-high of 20 points against the Chicago Bulls on December 4, 2006. In a loss to the Suns that he had 18 points, 7 rebounds, and 5 steals, six of his 7 rebounds were offensive rebounds. Allen scored a career-high 30 points against the Denver Nuggets on December 15, 2006, resulting in 8 rebounds. Allen lost 21 points, 9 rebounds, and 7 steals in a road loss to the Orlando Magic on January 7, 2007. Allen suffered a season-ending tear of his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and medial collateral ligament (MCL) in the final minutes of the 97-84 loss in the final minutes. Allen's third season, he had career-highs of 11.5 points, 3.8 rebounds, 1.7 assists, and 1.5 steals per game.

Allen returned to work in 2007-08, just in time for the start of the 2007-08 season. Allen scored 4 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in his first game since being out of the game due to the injury. Allen scored 13 points in his first double-digit scoring appearance since the injury in a victory over the New Jersey Nets on November 14. In a home game victory over the Memphis Grizzlies, he scored a season-high 20 points. Allen tied his season high during a road win over the Miami Heat just over four weeks later. During a road loss to the Golden State Warriors on February 20, Allen had 18 points to go along with four rebounds. In 18.3 minutes over 75 games (11 starts), he averaged 6.6 points, 2.2 rebounds, and 1.5 assists. He made a significant contribution to the Celtics' triumphant playoff campaign, culminating in their first appearance in the NBA Championship after defeating the Los Angeles Lakers in six games.

Allen re-signed with the Celtics in July 2008 after agreeing to a two-year contract that pays $2.5 million per year. Allen's fifth season with the Celtics saw him average 7.8 points, 2.3 rebounds, 1.4 assists, and 1.17 steals in 19.3 minutes (two starts).

Allen was a pivotal defensive role for the Eastern Conference champion Celtics during the 2009–10 season, scoring 6.1 points, 2.7 rebounds, 1.3 assists, and 1.07 steals in 16.5 minutes in 77 games (eight starts). On December 27, 2009 against the Los Angeles Clippers, he scored 10 points and ten rebounds for his first-double-double in his career. Allen played in all 24 games and averaged 5.1 points and 1.04 steals in 16.3 minutes during the 2010 playoffs. The Celtics advanced to the NBA Finals, where they were defeated 4–3 by the Lakers.

Allen, 30, 2010-born Allen, has signed a three-year deal with the Memphis Grizzlies, reportedly worth $9.7 million. Allen said he was 'overshadowed' in Boston by teammates Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo, and Ray Allen, two weeks after signing with the Grizzlies.

In his first season with Memphis, Allen was one of the league's best perimeter defenders, averaging 1.79 steals, as well as assisting the Grizzlies in the NBA's fastest steals and forced turnovers. Allen was later named to the 2010–11 NBA All-Defensive Second Team, marking his first and the Grizzlies' first selection to an All-Defensive Team and finishing fourth in the Defensive Player of the Year poll. He had 4.8 steals per 48 minutes, the highest rate since Nate McMillan in 1993–94. Allen had 8.9 points, 2.7 rebounds, and 1.4 assists on a.510 shooting in 20.8 minutes in 72 games (31 starts). For the first time in franchise history, he helped the Grizzlies advance to the Western Conference Semifinals.

Allen averaged 9.8 points, 4 rebounds, and 1.4 assists on a 5.6 minute shooting in 58 games (57 starts) in the lockout-shortened 2011–12 season. He set a franchise record and set a career high when he intercepted 8 against the Cleveland Cavaliers on April 23, 2012. Since finishing fifth in steals per game (career-high 1.79) and third in steals per 48 minutes (3.27), he was subsequently named to the 2011-2012 NBA All-Defensive First Team. He also finished sixth in 2011-2012 NBA Defensive Player of the Year, the highest for any guard. He was named by the league's general managers in January 2012 as the best perimeter defender in the NBA.

Allen led all players voted for the NBA All-Defensive teams in 2012–13, his second straight First Team All-Defense award and third straight NBA All-Defense selection. Since averaging a career-high 4.6 rebounds and 1.51 steals in 26.7 minutes in a career-high 79 games, he came in fifth in voting for 2012-2013 Defensive Player of the Year. Allen hit 10.1 points, 6.1 rebounds, 1.8 assists, and 2 steals in 28.1 minutes in 15 postseason games, helping Memphis reach the Western Conference Finals for the first time in franchise history.

Allen re-signed with the Grizzlies on a four-year deal worth $20 million on July 15, 2013. Allen's fourth season in Memphis and tenth in the NBA averaged 9 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 1.64 steals on.494 shooting in 23.2 minutes (28 starts). Due to injury, sickness, or a league suspension, he missed 27 games.

The Grizzlies were seeded seventh seed in the playoffs and met the Oklahoma City Thunder. Allen scored ten offensive rebounds in Game 4 against the Thunder, his sixth reserve to post 10+ offensive rebounds in a postseason game since the 1986 Playoffs, with center John Salley, Roy Tarpley, Jayson Williams, Greg Ostertag, and Jeff Foster. He finished Game 4 with 14 points and 13 rebounds, his second Grizzlies reserve to record a double-double in a playoff game, joining Lorenzen Wright (10 points, ten rebounds on April 29, 2006). The Grizzlies were eventually defeated by the Thunder in seven games.

Allen continued to be a defensive stalwart in 2014-15 while shielding the opposing team's best offensive talent. After finishing fourth in the league in steals (2 pg) while playing 26.2 minutes per game, he made his third NBA All-Defense First Team (and fourth career All-Defense Award). Allen was the only player in 2014-15 to earn at least three games with six-or-more steals.

Allen was named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team for the 2015–16 season in May 2016, marking Allen's fifth appearance in the Grizzlies' career. Allen played 8.4 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.1 assists, and 1.72 steals in 25.3 minutes for Memphis, which was 57 games (56 starts) in 2015. He was tied for the NBA lead with Minnesota's Ricky Rubio in steals per 48 minutes (3.3%) among players with a minimum of 1,500 minutes played. Allen on the floor (101.01) was 2.2 points higher than the Grizzlies' defensive rating (106.3). Allen also led the team with 1.7 steals per game.

Allen was named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team for the 2016–17 season on June 26, 2017, his sixth career All-Defensive selection for Allen, who was also recognized on the NBA All-Defensive Teams six times in his seven seasons with the Grizzlies. Allen played in 71 games (66 starts) for Memphis in 2016–17, averaging 9.1 points, 5.5 rebounds, 1.4 assists, and a team-leading 1.62 steals in 27 minutes per game. He led the league in steal percentages (3.1), his second time to lead the league (4.1 in 2014–15).

Allen's No. 4 will be retired by the Grizzlies in October 12, 2017. When he returns, he will be wearing a 9 jersey.

Allen signed with the New Orleans Pelicans on September 15, 2017. In a 104-98 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves, he had a season-high ten points in 19 minutes off the bench on November 1, 2017. Allen sustained a fractured left fibula against the Philadelphia 76ers on December 10, 2017. He was supposed to return in mid-January, but after suffering a setback during his recovery, he was delayed for another two to four weeks on January 15.

Allen was traded to the Chicago Bulls along with mer Aşk, Jameer Nelson, and a covered first-round pick in exchange for Nikola Miroti and a 2018 second-round pick. In addition, Chicago will be able to trade its 2021 second-round pick with New Orleans' own 2021 second-round pick. Allen was waived by the Bulls eight days before they appeared in a game for them.


Ja Morant's Kevin Garnett and Tony Allen warn Ja Morant that if you want to do better.', June 27, 2023
After two incidents in as many months of him trying to brandish a gun on camera, Morant, 23, was issued with a 25-game suspension earlier this month. He shot himself holding a pistol in a Denver strip joint first, and then was caught with what seemed to be a pistol in a car with a friend. In the second video, Morant also posted a video revealing that the accused weapon in the second video was fake rather than a lighter. Both Garnett and Allen advised Morant that they should be cautious of the company he continues to work for after his suspension.

NBA: Memphis Grizzlies play their FIRST Christmas game after 27 seasons, December 25, 2022
Since their debut season in 1995-96, the Memphis Grizzlies have slowly crossed off a number of franchise milestones. Their first winning season (50-32) came in the 2003-04 season, while they first topped 55 games nine years later. And last year marked the team's first division title as they finished second in the Western Conference during the regular season.