The Memphis Grizzlies suspended Tony Allen for Tuesday's game after he reportedly had a confrontation with teammate Nick Calathes.
The team announced Allen's suspension was for an unspecified violation of team policy. Stein reports that Allen's dispute with Calathes did not become physical and the main reason for the suspension was that he "waved off coaches' attempts to calm him down."
Allen has started 36 of the 50 games he's played this season. He averages 8.1 points and 4.0 rebounds in 25.3 minutes per game.
Calathes is in his second NBA season, after spending his first four professional seasons in Europe.
- Dan Gartland