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Tony Allen, now a member of the New Orleans Pelicans, had simply acquired the information that the Memphis Grizzlies promised to retire his jersey in the future, and that is when the information cameras caught him.

Naturally, Allen was slightly emotional as he shared his gratitude towards the Grizzlies group.

“I used to be by no means doing it for no notoriety. I used to be by no means making an attempt to be in your paper, your newest journal. I used to be doing it simply enjoying arduous, enjoying the best method, making an attempt to win, by no means cared concerning the fanciness, the All-Star video games,” Allen stated.

“All I needed to only be recognized for was to be one of many biggest defenders that ever performed the sport, and I simply thank Memphis for permitting that chance.”

Allen is a six-time NBA All-Defensive Workforce member, together with 3 times on the primary group.