Princeton Report: How Will Allen Iverson Fit into Philadelphia Sixers’ Offense?

December 3rd, 2009 by Bryan Toporek Leave a reply »
So, the Sixers finally decided upon bringing back Allen Iverson on Wednesday, ending nearly a week of speculation and impassioned pleas from Philly fans.

Now, with Iverson signed to a one-year, non-guaranteed deal, it's time to turn to the most important question facing the Sixers in these upcoming weeks: How does Iverson fit into the Sixers' offense?

To answer the first question that should pop up into everyone's mind immediately: Yes, the Sixers plan on starting Iverson. No worries about discussions about his possible bench role; for the next seven weeks, while Lou Williams recovers from a broken jaw, Iverson has himself a starting role.

"I told him I would like for him to start, and that's where it sort of ended," Sixers coach Eddie Jordan said. "And he was really like a kid at Christmas."

Now, assuming that the "Iverson as starter" plans don't derail any time in the next five days, it's time to figure out how coach Jordan can incorporate Iverson into his Princeton offense.

If you're unfamiliar with the basics of the Princeton offense, check out this article I wrote up a few weeks back about it. Long story short, it's a p ...

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