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Allen Iverson continues to insist that he’d be willing to play any role for any team in the NBA at the age of 36, and he tells Yahoo! Sports that trouble at home is what caused him to lose focus on the court in the last few years: “That wasn’t me at all,’ Iverson said. ‘Obviously, I was dealing with the situation with my daughter and going through a divorce, and I wasn’t there mentally. In my career those last couple years were so hard for me because I wasn’t there. Mentally, I wasn’t there. During those 48 minutes on the basketball court, all I [ever] cared about was that time right there. Nothing else distracted me. But at times, I felt myself standing on the court just thinking about my daughter, thinking about the situation with me and my wife. I wasn’t giving [the teams] everything I had mentally.’ So what’s the difference now? ‘Everything is fine,’ Iverson said. ‘[My wife and I] are still going through the process. But it’s not like it was. … I just felt like the right t
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Allen Iverson is willing to play for any team in the NBA.
Whenever this lockout ends and NBA basketball returns, former Philadelphia 76er teammates Allen Iverson and Larry Hughes want to be part of the action. Iverson says he’ll “play for anybody.” Hughes claims he’s “still got some game left.” While I don’t doubt that–physically–Hughes still has something left in his tank at age 32, and even Iverson at 36, I have...
Guys who are 36 years old, are coming off an injury and played last season overseas don’t usually get another shot at the NBA. But Allen Iverson has never fit the mold. Iverson has said for a while that he wants another shot at ending his career in the NBA. He reiterated that to Marc…
We lost some interest in these exhibition games a while back, but when Allen Iverson shows up in November for his two-day “Las Vegas Superstar Challenge” (Nov. 12-13) in Las Vegas, it’ll give the game a new meaning. It’ll feel like it means something. None of us have seen Iverson – the real Alley I [...]
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Basketball players Allen Iverson and Al Harrington pose together after a news conference at the Thomas & Mack Center to announce the Las Vegas Superstar Challenge in Las Vegas, Nevada. The three-game tournament will take place at the Thomas & Mack Center on November 12 and 13, 2011, and will feature four teams made up of NBA players, former NBA...
The N.B.A. lockout keeps dragging on, and players are finding alternate ways to play either in All-Star events like one being staged by Allen Iverson in Las Vegas, or signing with overseas teams.
In the wee hours of last night, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported that the NBA owners and players were on the cusp of working out a deal to save most – and possibly all – of the season. The big elephant in the room (other than this one) is that the two sides still have to come to an agreement on the basketball related income split of revenues. It’s something that...