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The word on Allen Iverson wanting to make a comeback to the NBA is out. He apparently is willing to play in minor leagues if it leads to a spot on an NBA roster. Evidently the Venezuelan League qualifies. If true, that move may be more about Iverson’s financial troubles than securing a spot with an NBA team in the immediate future. Last month the one-time MVP of the Philadelphia Sixers has a hefty bill with a jeweler and will have his wages garnished to help pay it off. If Allen has any interest in soccer it appears he has an offer from an indoor league team that he could also take advantage of.
The Rochester Lancers host two remaining regular season home games to conclude their season. The offer stands at $20,000 per game, with a bonus of $5,000 per goal scored, win bonuses, and merchandise bonuses. There are over 12 goals scored on average per game.
“Allen Iverson is one of the premier athletes of our time,” said Rich Randall, Vice President of the Rochester Lancers. “With his ath...
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Allen Iverson has caught the eye from a professional team - although perhaps not one for which he ever envisioned playing.
Why, you ask? Well, the former NBA MVP will be trading in his basketball for a soccer one.
Iverson was offered a contract with the Rochester Lancers of the Major Indoor Soccer League.
He would be in line to make $20,000 per game to play in the team's remaining...
Time is running out on Allen Iverson's career as a professional athlete. But the 36-year-old former NBA superstar has a unique offer to try a new game. The Rochester Lancers of the Major Indoor Soccer League have offered Iverson a lucrative contract, according to the club's website. "Allen Iverson is one of the premier athletes of our time," Lancers' vice president...
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Is the answer to Allen Iverson’s reported financial problems a professional indoor soccer contract? Probably not, but a team has offered the hooper one anyways. The Rochester Lancers, of the MISL’s top level of pro indoor soccer, today announced a contract offer to former NBA star, Allen Iverson. The Rochester Lancers host two remaining regular...Read the Rest...
Allen Iverson is having trouble getting back into the NBA, but a pro team in another sport has offered Iverson a contract.
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Jorge Hernandez was certain Allen Iverson would put basketball on the map in Venezuela—up until last night. Hernandez, co-owner of Guaros de Lara in the Venezuelan League, was to introduce Iverson today as the team’s new point guard. Playing alongside Smush Parker, Iverson would bring unprecedented attention to Guaros.
“Everything was ready for his...