Found February 06, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Don’t call it a comeback. Allen Iverson reportedly is negotiating with a Puerto Rican basketball league about playing for one of its teams in the upcoming season.
Yahoo! Sports says the league is discussing a potential bidding process where one of the teams can land the former NBA MVP. According to the report, the league pays its stars about $20,000 a month, plus living expenses. They have a 30-game season that begins in March. Former NBA players Rashad McCants and Ike Diogu are signed to play in the league.
Iverson tried playing abroad in Turkey in 2010, but that stint did not go too well. In 2008-2009, he played for the Pistons but was a bad teammate and refused to come off the bench. He then had failed stints with the Sixers and Grizzlies in the ’09-’10 season.
The 36-year-old reportedly is still interested in making a comeback to the NBA. He probably still could be playing in limited fashion if he accepted a bench role, but that’s something he wouldn’t agree to. His bad attitude...
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Times have been tough for NBA free agent Allen Iverson lately. A few months ago Iverson was campaigning to re-join the NBA, saying that he would accept whatever role a team would assign him. A week or so ago we reported that Iverson’s wages were to be garnished to pay off a hefty unpaid jewelry [...]
Allen Iverson could be making his return to basketball. No, not the NBA in Puerto Rico!! The Puerto Rican league, which starts its 30-game season in March, pays its stars about $20,000 a month, plus living expenses. The league’s commissioner is selling Iverson on the chance to work his way back to a possible return [...]
We saw a few people joking around on Twitter yesterday that Allen Iverson is sort of morphing into the NBA version of Kenny Powers. For our socially inept readers, Powers is the profanity-lacing, jetski-riding, beer-drinking-while-he-drives star from HBO’s popular show, Eastbound & Down. Now with reports linking a team in Puerto Rico with Iverson, the [...]
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From Los That Sports Blog we learn today that Allen Iverson is being courted by a Puerto Rican professional basketball team. With AI's options limited at best right now, and given the fact that he could make $20,000 a month, it seems like something he'd want to consider -- especially since jewelry isn't cheap.Of course, if he does go through with it there will be...
Allen Iverson’s NBA prospects have been rendered virtually non-existent, but there’s a report out today via Yahoo! Sports indicating that The Answer could possibly end up taking his talents to Puerto Rico: “Iverson’s business manger Gary Moore has talked with Puerto Rico officials, and the league’s teams are discussing a bidding process to woo Iverson. The Puerto Rican...
The league's teams are discussing a bidding process for Allen Iverson.
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Not many years ago the debate was Allen Iverson’s future basketball Hall of Fame credentials based on his outstanding career with the Philadelphia 76ers that included NBA MVP honors in 2001 and 11 trips to the NBA All-Star game throughout his storied career.
Now the talk is, will Iverson join the likes of Rashard McCants, Ike Diogu and Michael Sweetney to play in Puerto...