Tony Allen has Kobe's number

The Celtics guard has given Bryant fits when guarding him in the NBA Finals

Updated: June 11, 2010, 4:35 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

BOSTON -- Looks as though the Celtics have themselves a Kobe Stopper.

Celtics guard Tony Allen racked up three DNP-CDs in three games to start the 2008 Finals and played just 19:02 total over the final three games of the series.

Thursday night in the Celtics' crucial 96-89 win over the Lakers to tie up the 2010 Finals 2-2, Allen played 18:27 and may have changed who will win the championship.

When the Celtics switched to Tony Allen sticking Kobe Bryant for the ...

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