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Allen hosts basketball clinic

Allen's Grit and Grind Foundation presents 2nd Annual Grit and Grind Basketball Academy

MEMPHIS, July 26, 2012 —Not only is NBA defensive specialist and Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen known for grinding it out on the court, but the 2011-12 NBA All-Defensive First Team player displays that same passion and heart off the court as well. With a lifelong commitment to giving back to the community, Allen’s Grit & Grind Foundation is hosting its 2nd Annual Grit & Grind Basketball Academy in Memphis every day this week at Colonial Park Methodist (5330 Park Ave) *Registration is closed.

With a mission to inspire kids to stay in school and follow their dreams, the free academy will help boys and girls in the development of their basketball skills, including shooting, passing, dribbling, rebounding and defense.

For more information, visit tonyallen.com.