Allen Iverson: The Story Of The Man, Player and Person Who Never Gave Up

November 26th, 2009 by Josh Dhani Leave a reply »
2009: Allen Iverson joins the Memphis Grizzlies. Injury happens during training camp which holds him out for the preseason, and a couple of games for the regular season. Iverson's debut was pretty good and he did well off the bench. But he wanted minutes. He wanted to be the starter.

He wanted to be "the man" like he was in Philly. Ah, the good ol' days.But you're in Memphis now, and entering your 13th year as an NBA player. At 34, you still got some gas left in the tank.

Now, you left the team. Personal reasons according to the sources.

Then rumors began to erupt. The Knicks, Bobcats, and the Heat all refused to sign A.I. The C's sparked up yesterday. But then, about nine-to-ten hours later, Iverson retired.

A legend scoring more than 24,000 points, 5,000 assists, and about 2,000 steals in his career. Yeah, that's Hall-of-Fame type. You'll retire as a great player.

But never the winner. Never won a NBA Championship. You deserved an NBA ring. You truly did. That was one goal left on the list.

But still, you are a role model to a lot of people. For what you went through, there's a winner in your heart. And ...

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