MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Memphis Grizzlies announced Tony Allen's jersey will be hung in the ring of immortality at FedExForum.
Ahead of the Grizzlies' game against Allen's Pelicans on Friday, owner Robert Pera and general manager Chris Wallace released statements lauding Allen's time with the team.
In it, Pera revealed, "We are proud that the Grindfather's #9 jersey will hang in the rafters of FedExForum alongside Zach's one day."
That means no Grizzlies will ever wear the number 9 or 50 (Zach Randolph's number).
Pera's statement reads:
Wallace's statement reads: