[1] The Grizzlies were ultimately eliminated by the Thunder in seven games. Initiative and innovation are rewarded, and accountability is essential. DSU OFFERS VARIOUS ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF THE CLASSROOM. Allen recorded 10 offensive rebounds in Game 4 against the Thunder, becoming the sixth reserve to record 10+ offensive rebounds in a postseason game since the 1986 Playoffs, joining centers John Salley, Roy Tarpley, Jayson Williams, Greg Ostertag and Jeff Foster. “I have a lifelong commitment to the power of education, but a career in both corporate America as well as working with socially committed non-profits like the Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League and Public Allies Delaware,” he says. Anthony Allen Twitter: aa000G9 (The Grindfather, Trick or Treat Tony, Gucci) Position: Point Guard and Small Forward and Shooting Guard Shoots: Right 6-4, 213lb (193cm, 96kg) Born: January 11, 1982 in Chicago, Illinois us. (No file chosen).jpg, .gif and .png Max file size 700KFor best quality use a 330x330 pixel image. Forego a bottle of soda and donate its cost to us for the information you just learned, and feel good about helping to make it available to everyone! BlackPast.org is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. [27] He was found not guilty at trial in April 2007. Tony Allen Engineering Lecturer - CADD (UHI) & PhD Researcher - Renewable Energy - Solar at GCU Braes of Enzie, Moray, United Kingdom 23 connections. He was subsequently named Big 12 Player of the Year and earned an Honorable Mention All-America by the Associated Press. He was also responsible for ongoing reputation analysis and related research and led communications for the bank’s Consumer, Commercial Banking and Wealth Management businesses. DSU OFFERS MORE THAN 60 PATHS IN UNDERGRADUATE, GRADUATE AND DOCTORAL PROGRAMS. Previously, he led the corporate reputation group at Bank of America and was responsible for developing programming to influential external audiences at the national and local level. Allen was born to Ella Allen, and he has two sisters, Ebony and Dominique, and a brother, Ryan. At Crane, Allen played alongside future Celtics prospect Will Bynum. He is a six-time member on the NBA All-Defensive Team, including three times on the All-Defensive First Team. During his sophomore year (2001-02) at Wabash Valley College in Mount Carmel, Illinois, he led his team to 32-6 overall record and fourth place at the NJCAA championships. Two games later, he posted 18 points, 7 rebounds, and 5 steals in a loss to the Suns; 6 of his 7 rebounds were offensive rebounds. Tony Allen is a great defender, and now that James Posey is gone he is one of the only players on the team who can go up against players like LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. Wise heads have provided Tony with guidance when he needed it. [14], On June 26, 2017, Allen was named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team for the 2016–17 season, marking the sixth career All-Defensive selection for Allen, having now been recognized on the NBA All-Defensive Teams six times in his seven seasons with the Grizzlies. Signed through: 2009-2010 Tony has a bachelor’s degree in political science, a master’s degree in public administration and a PhD in urban affairs and public policy, and has been honored with the Whitney M Young Award for Advancing Racial Equality, the Excellence in Education Award from the Delaware Barristers Association, and Lifetime Achievement Awards from Public Allies and the National Urban Fellows. ACCESS THE RESOURCES THAT FOSTER BREAKTHROUGHS AND NEW IDEAS. This allows us to help equip you for change in your state or institution. At the end of the regular season, he averaged 6.6 points, 2.2 rebounds, and 1.5 assists in 18.3 minutes over 75 games (11 starts). [25] With the Grizzlies, he earned the nickname "Grindfather". Allen played a pivotal defensive role for the Eastern Conference champion Celtics during the 2009–10 season, averaging 6.1 points, 2.7 rebounds, 1.3 assists, and 1.07 steals in 16.5 minutes in 77 games (eight starts). Allen attended the University of Delaware, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 1993, followed by a 1998 Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Baruch University and a PhD in Public Policy and Administration from the University of Delaware’s Joseph R. Biden Jr. School of Public Policy and Administration in 2001. Tony has also written extensively in many periodicals and publications including the National Urban League’s annual journal, State of Black America, and its syndicated column To Be Equal. [1] The Celtics reached the 2010 NBA Finals, where they were defeated 4–3 by the Lakers. [11][12] Allen concluded his fourth season in Memphis and 10th in the NBA with averages of 9 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.64 steals on .494 shooting in 23.2 minutes in 55 games (28 starts). Dr. Allen’s dissertation signaled the beginning of his career as public policy expert and educational reformer. He was subsequently named Second Team All-Jayhawk West Conference and the Jayhawk West Freshman of the Year. DSU’s immediate and comprehensive response to the crisis under Tony’s direction is indicative of the commitment he brings to his new role.