Allen Iverson Could Be Playing for a Contender This Season

February 27th, 2010 by Dwyane Montell Leave a reply »
March 1 is the NBA's last date for a player to be waived off a team and rumor has it that the Sixers might be waiving Allen Iverson. Iverson is on his second leave of absence to take care of his ailing 4-year-old daughter Messiah.

Some people actually questioned if this was true and said that Iverson would not leave the team if he was averaging 25 ppg and getting 40 mpg and they say that he is leaving now because he is not happy with the amount of touches, minutes, and shots he is getting.

Those limited shot attempts, minutes and touches have lead to career low averages of 13.8 ppg and 4.0 apg. Iverson's amazing career averages are also going to take a hit if he keeps playing at this rate. Worst of all, the Sixers are out probably not going to make the playoffs and Iverson isn't happy with sacrificing his stats to finish 10th in the East and play behind guys that used to be afraid of him and followed his lead three years ago.

It was nice to see Iverson back in Philadelphia playing for the Sixers but the team is no longer built around him and if the coach says they are running a structured Princeton offense than Iverson has to listen, especially after ...

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