San Francisco (KRON) KRON4’s JR Strone is in Memphis covering Game 6 tonight. JR sent in this video of the Warriors shoot around this afternoon.
Grizzlies guard Tony Allen says he’s definitely playing Game 6 against the Golden State Warriors with Memphis needing a win to avoid elimination trailing their Western Conference semifinal 3-2.
Allen said after Friday morning’s shoot around that he’s obviously fighting an injury but will come out to help his teammates as much as he can.
The guard missed the final nine games of the season with a strained left hamstring before returning for the postseason. He has 24 steals in nine playoff games before sitting out Wednesday night’s 98-78 loss to Golden State.
Memphis coach Dave Joerger says they rested Allen in Game 5 to give the guard three days of rehabilitation but says Allen’s injury is “pretty severe” and won’t heal until the season ends.
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