Geesh, If Only Allen Iverson Had Kept His Mouth Shut In Detroit

November 27th, 2009 by Mike B. Leave a reply »
The news of Allen Iverson's recent retirement makes me sick to my stomach.

How can a guy who still possesses the skills to average 25 points a night decide to hang up his sneakers?

Well, I guess if no team in the entire NBA wants to sign you, the only option you have is to walk away from the game.

It's sad that even awful teams like the New York Knicks and Charlotte Bobcats aren't interested.

It's also sad to think that it wouldn't have come to this point if Iverson had never told the Detroit Pistons he would rather retire than to come off the bench.

Yeah, I know it would be pretty hard to ride the pine after being a starter for over a decade, but you have to do what the coach tells you to do.

It's just the respectable thing to do.

Imagine if Iverson had agreed to come off the bench for the Pistons last season and never made a single complaint.

Just imagine if he had never let his ego get in the way.

One thing's for sure: there would have been many more teams besides the Memphis Grizzlies that would have been interested in signing him this past offseason.

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