Found October 27, 2011 on SLAM Online:
PLAYERS: Allen Iverson
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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