Allen Iverson Just the Start of Sixers’ Issues

December 8th, 2009 by Walt Haley Leave a reply »
Ah, my main man returned to the scene last night and the stadium seemed rocking. I have to admit—Allen Iverson is a treat.

I know I am not alone here, but I am actually excited about his return—not so much because of him, but because the current roster stinks.

Seriously, before Iverson the team had no energy to it and there was not one franchise player amongst the bunch.

They do have some decent role players. Thaddeus Young is a decent player, but he isn’t tearing down the house. I am not a huge Andre Iguodala fan either; I think he has actually regressed as a player. Besides, he is way overpaid. He is a No. 2 at best. He cannot carry a team, but he thinks he can.

(Um, Andre, since Lou Williams and Maurice Speights went down, you guys haven’t won a freaking game!)

They are entrenched in a 10-game losing streak, and I think they average about 14 people in attendance at home games. Enter Iverson and you know what happens? His first home game is sold out.

Ed Stefanski can spin it anyway he wants: This was not a basketball move. The Sixers did not make themselves better by bringing h ...

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