To Ed Snider, Ed Stefanski, and Eddie Jordan: We Want Allen Iverson

November 30th, 2009 by gabe allen Leave a reply »
This will be the last article I write in regard to the 76ers bringing back Allen Iverson.

I want to start by getting rid of some common misconceptions.

First of all, the 76ers fill the lowest percentage of their stadium at 58 percent, while they still face the second worst overall attendance in the league.

With Iverson, that would change quickly.

If there is one thing you can say about Iverson, it's that he has some of the most loyal fans in the world, most of whom are 76ers fans. Think of all the people who would pay good money to see Allen Iverson's farewell season in the NBA.

I know, because I'm one of them.

For most of the Iverson era, I was a season ticket holder, and can tell you I'd make more games than I'd miss if Iverson comes back to Philly.

The next misconception is that Iverson would stunt the development of the young players, and ruin all team chemistry. But the Sixers could still give Jrue Holiday plenty of time as the point or shooting guard, especially since Lou Williams will be out for eight weeks. Even when Lou comes back, the only guards that should see playing time ...

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