On the play, Allen jumped and raised his foot which caught Paul in the face. After a review, Allen was given a Flagrant 2 and ejected.
Allen will sit Wednesday's game against the Golden State Warriors.
Allen was extremely apologetic about the play:
1st thing 1st apologies 2 @CP3 accidental kick.....— Tony Allen (@aa000G9) November 19, 2013
Feeling some type of way about being ejected .... so not my character !! 1st and last ejection ! That's my word— Tony Allen (@aa000G9) November 19, 2013
Allen, 31, is averaging 9.5 points and 3.5 rebounds in 11 games this season.