Allen Iverson Returns As Eddie Jordan Quietly Picks Up Shifts at Borders

December 10th, 2009 by John Halligan Leave a reply »

PHILADELPHIA—Hoping to capitalize on the busy holiday season, current Philadelphia 76ers head coach Eddie Jordan has been, “picking up a couple of shifts,” at a local Borders Bookstore.

The fact that Jordan’s new part-time job seemingly started with the return of Sixer legend and renowned coach-killer Allen Iverson is purely a coincidence, Jordan says.

“Oh, no. Allen’s great. I have all the respect in the world for Allen and his game,” Jordan offered from in front of the cooking section of Borders. “Everybody has heard the stories, but having met Allen, I know he and I will get along fine.”

Questioned about reports that Iverson arrived a mere half-hour before his first game back with the Sixers on Monday, Jordan replied, “It was Allen’s first game back and he told me there were a lot of emotions to work through. Plus his alarm clock broke.”

“By the way, have you checked Gordon Ramsay’s new book? Some real nice eats in there.”

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