Pivot Points: Is It Time To Write Allen Iverson’s Career Obituary?

November 12th, 2009 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
Let's see, start with a talented, but young Memphis team, mix in a troubled Allen Iverson, and sprinkle an untested coach on top and what do you get? Well, if I were cooking up a recipe for disaster, those would be my ingredients.

In the wake of the latest failed Allen Iverson experiment, it may be time for the former superstar to ask himself some tough questions. He should start with, is it even worth his time to continue on this endless merry-go-round?

Iverson's last two stints have been a lot more memorable for things that have transpired off the court, than for anything that has happened on it. Even his prior stop in Denver, although marginally successful, was still mired in controversy.

He recently returned to the idea of retirement after his latest "leave of absence" from the Memphis Grizzlies and maybe this is a decision that he should stick to his guns on.

Think about it, when was the last time that the public witnessed Iverson actually contributing in a meaningful NBA game? When was the last time that Iverson even looked comfortable in the uniform of a team that he was playing for at the time?

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