Allen Iverson: How Should He Be Remembered?

March 3rd, 2010 by Dwyane Montell Leave a reply »
The Allen Iverson Era came to an end on Tuesday, when the Philadelphia 76ers and Iverson agreed to part ways because Iverson had to take care of his four-year-old, ill daughter Messiah.

Iverson was in and out of the lineup all season for the Sixers.

The former MVP played only 28 games with the Sixers, and he only averaged 14 points and four assists—which were career lows.

Iverson tried to fit in all season by shooting less, moving the ball around, playing less minutes, and keeping his mouth shut about it. Iverson was supposed to be proving people wrong and showing them that he can still play at an elite level, but he did the opposite.

Trying to fit into the system hurt Iverson more than anything because his stats took a major hit, and this made people think he was a shell of his former self.

Iverson has been unfairly given a bad reputation his whole career and, ever since the situation in Detroit last season, people thought Iverson was the bad guy. He was actually trying to sacrifice and clearly trying to fit into the system.

But he knew he was too good to come off the bench and, like always, Iverson spoke hi ...

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