Tweet War: Talking Allen Iverson’s Leave Of Absence With Stephen A Smith

March 2nd, 2010 by Bryan Toporek Leave a reply »
Last week, Stephen A. Smith published a column in the Philadelphia Inquirer discussing Allen Iverson’s future (or lack thereof) with the Philadelphia 76ers for the rest of the season.

Iverson’s taken a leave of absence to be with his 4-year-old daughter Messiah, who by all reports (including Iverson’s own Twitter account) is ill with a disease that doctors can’t diagnose yet. 

Personally, I felt that anyone (including Screamin’ A) that wrote an article about Iverson’s basketball future while he was out tending to his sickly child was disrespecting Iverson as a person and as a basketball player.  Personally, I imagined that Iverson didn’t (and still doesn’t) care what happens to his basketball career over these final 25 games of the NBA season, so long as his daughter can recover.  

So I wrote an article about it , right here on Bleacher Report. 

[Note: At the time of Stephen A.'s article, there had been no official ne ...

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