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Grizzlies' Allen fined $5,000 for flop in Game 2

Grizzlies' Allen fined $5,000 for flop in Game 2

ESPN.com nba.com yahoo.com grantland.com Updated May 24, 2013
The NBA has fined Grizzlies guard Tony Allen $5,000 for violating the league's anti-flopping rule during Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the San Antonio Spurs.
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  • Grizzlies' Allen to match fans' donations for tornado relief

    Grizzlies' Allen to match fans' donations for tornado relief

    nba.com May 24, 2013
    The American Red Cross will be accepting donations from fans attending the Memphis Grizzlies' next two home games in the Western Conference finals against San Antonio, and guard Tony Allen will matching those gifts.
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  • Lee Jenkins: Mike Conley finally coming into his own for Memphi…

    Lee Jenkins: Mike Conley finally coming into his own for Memphis Grizzlies

    CNNSI.com May 24, 2013
    When the shot clock was running low and the big men were taken away, Rudy Gay was always there. Mike Conley could hand him the ball, take a step back and watch him create something from nothing. It wasn't often ideal -- usually a mid-range pull-up jumpe…
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  • Matt Bonner waxes poetic on his role in the ‘best jump ball of …

    Matt Bonner waxes poetic on his role in the ‘best jump ball of all time’

    yahoo.com May 24, 2013
    "I don't know if you could say I won the jump ball. But I didn't lose the jump ball." - San Antonio Spurs forward Matt Bonner, who is the best, to Deadspin's Alan Siegel in a "brief oral history" of his hilarious jump ball vs. Memphis Grizzlies forward
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  • Is Quincy Pondexter Memphis's Best Hope to Beat the Spurs?

    Is Quincy Pondexter Memphis's Best Hope to Beat the Spurs?

    grantland.com May 24, 2013
    With a trip to the Finals hanging in the balance, a reeling Memphis Grizzlies squad, down 0-2 to the San Antonio Spurs, is looking to find their footi...
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