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A great Tony Allen-Kobe Bryant tale

Two guys you might not love but it’s difficult to not respect.

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Chris Ballard of Sports Illustrated recently wrote a longform piece on Kobe which I haven’t read all of yet but he included some stuff on Tony Allen because of how much Kobe loves Tony.

When Ballard asked him which players he thought reached their potential, Kobe mentioned LeBron, KD, Steve Nash, and Oklahoma State’s finest.

All of that led to this:

That last quote is as Tony Allen as it gets. Great stuff.

Via Blake Huddleston

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