Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers Deal Done: Now What Are The Expectations?

December 4th, 2009 by Shady Botros Leave a reply »

With the Sixers bringing back former franchise icon Allen Iverson, the team is finally relevant again in the NBA.

However in the midst of all this attention people forget that the Sixers are struggling. The Sixers are on a current 8-game losing streak and while there is still much basketball to be played, the team is 5-14. Only the New York Knicks and the New Jersey Nets trail the Sixers in the eastern conference standings.

However as I stated earlier there is still much basketball to be played and the recent addition of Iverson could make a nice impact on the 76ers.

First of all let’s state that this team with its current roster is nowhere near as good as the East’s top three of Boston Celtics, Orlando Magic, and Cleveland Cavs and probably not as good as the Atlanta Hawks. However I do think that with a late surge the Sixers could elevate themselves into a possible ...

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