Lou Williams’ Injury Opens the Door For Iverson’s Return to the Sixers

November 27th, 2009 by Bryan Toporek Leave a reply »
On Wednesday, Sixers' fans washed their pre-Thanksgiving meals down with one piece of bad news after another.  

And at the end of the day, all the news seemed to point towards one logical conclusion: It's time for Philadelphia and Sixers legend Allen Iverson to join forces one last time.

First, Iverson announced his sudden (and premature?) retirement from the NBA after a three game stint with the Memphis Grizzlies this season.

Then, after going beast-mode last week, the clock struck midnight and the oft-injured Elton Brand turned back into the lump of crap that he's been for the past two years. He turned in an awful one-of-nine shooting night on Tuesday, and missed the Sixers' past two games due to a strained hamstring.

Finally, Sixers' point guard Lou Williams broke his jaw on Tuesday night in a game against the Wizards. He'll be out of action for the next eight weeks after undergoing surgery on Thursday.  

The Sixers' backup point guards? Royal Ivey and rookie Jrue Holiday.

Who are they, you may ask? Well...this description of Ivey from NBA.com doesn't exactly inspire confidence: "Ivey is the classic exampl ...

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