Good Lord Iverson

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  1. Heddo

    Heddo This one's for MOMMY, MOMMY, MOMMY!

    going to be sad watching him finish his career getting schooled by NBA D leaguers :facepalm:


    Allen Iverson Willing To Play In NBA Developmental League, According To Report


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    By Mike Prada - NBA Contributor

    Former NBA star Allen Iverson is still flirting with a return to basketball, and may play for a minor-league team to do so.
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    Feb 20, 2012 - Former NBA MVP Allen Iverson remains unclaimed by an NBA team two years after last playing in the league for the Philadelphia 76ers, but rumors continue to circulate about a potential return. One previous stumbling block was that Iverson was unwilling to play in the NBA Development League or any other minor-league system, but he has since changed his stance, according to ESPN's Chris Broussard:

    With hopes of getting one last shot in the NBA, former All-Star and league MVP Allen Iverson is contemplating playing minor league basketball, according to a person close to the situation.
    Iverson is willing to play in the Caribbean, in South America or even in the D-League if it gives him a chance to return to the NBA, the source said.​
    No NBA team has expressed much interest in Iverson, but the Los Angeles Lakers' D-League affiliate has reached out to him before, according to Broussard.
    If that fails, at least Iverson has an offer to play minor-league soccer, according to a CBS Sports report.
  2. ALECOCK

    ALECOCK CARQUEST BOWL CHAMPIONS

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  3. Rumpus StillStiff

    Rumpus StillStiff New Member

  4. mangler

    mangler founding member of the potato posse

    should go to europe
  5. miles

    miles Very insultin' what you said about my coat

    Broke ass sessual chocolat
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  6. Lou Holth

    Lou Holth Memory be fucked

    I wish we had a TMB D-league for devine to post in.
    Neo1425, OB, broXcore and 37 others like this.
  7. oknole

    oknole MC OG

    We talkin bout sound money management man.
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  8. bro

    bro Hey BROther....

    can't he get another type of job? NBA Media, trainer, coach, etc? why does he still have to play
  9. Heddo

    Heddo This one's for MOMMY, MOMMY, MOMMY!

    no shot
  10. Corky Bucek

    Corky Bucek Billy likes to drink soda

    :roll:
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  11. Craig Pettis

    Craig Pettis Be careful, be kind, be good, and rep your hood

    :notsureifserious:

    so you are suggesting the guy who made the phrase "Practice? We talkin about practice!" famous become a trainer or coach. Bold strategy Cotton
  12. devine

    devine hi, i am user devine

    I already post in the south Carolina team thread on occasion
    dray10__AF, laxjoe, 514 and 12 others like this.
  13. Upton^2

    Upton^2 Blocked just a park away but I can't really say

    :iceburn:
  14. TC

    TC I play the game wit #LOVE

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  15. devine

    devine hi, i am user devine

    at first glance i was like dang 12 people liked this i must really suck
    then upon some further examination and friar research i realized that most of those people are homosexuals, like batwing Craig Pettis BMR Clutch killerwvu POWESHOW cest bon
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  16. POWESHOW

    POWESHOW Social Critic


    D-League level burn
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  17. devine

    devine hi, i am user devine

    thats what uh i was going for
    :welpseeyalater:
  18. bertwing

    bertwing No longer a faggot

    I liked it first
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  19. War Grundle

    War Grundle Nole Mercy

    Allen Iverson is the next Lenny Wilkens
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  20. bro

    bro Hey BROther....

    the dude couldn't get a job as a shooting coach or something like that? the dude was a great PG. just wondering why his ONLY option is to play a sport.
  21. Red Rover

    Red Rover #2.4 #blessed

    :pray: he signs with the Mad Ants so I can see him play.

    And I don't think he'd get schooled by D-Leaguers. The talent level in that league is turrible.
  22. bro

    bro Hey BROther....

    bummer Iverson couldn't beat the Lakers and win a title
  23. CaneKnight

    CaneKnight It's fuck or walk. You win or you hit the bricks

    AI as a shooting coach? You must be talking about guns either that or you've never seen him play.
  24. if he thinks he can still play i don't see why not. Will be awesome to watch him flip the fuck out
  25. bro

    bro Hey BROther....

    The dude seems desperate to make a quick million dollars. He should just get a job somewhere that does not involve playing in the d-league.

    I think as one of the better point guards in this generation, he could go teach some young talent at a camp or something. Maybe he is too big of a retard for that, or is just too broke
  26. wes tegg

    wes tegg OLE MISS FOOTBALL IS MAH LAHFE!

    I think he ought to take the soccer deal. $40 grand for two games wouldn't be bad at all. I bet he'd do something incredibly athletic, too. Those videos of him playing HS football are insane.
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  27. Craig Pettis

    Craig Pettis Be careful, be kind, be good, and rep your hood

    lolololol

    I'm not sure if you're a brilliant troll or a high functioning retard
  28. soulfly

    soulfly New Member

    Man, you're so hip today.
  29. OZ

    OZ Training to be tiging. SEC SEC

    :edmond:
  30. bro

    bro Hey BROther....

    since the time he came into the league.... he is one of the best
  31. bertwing

    bertwing No longer a faggot

    :loldog: says the guy who still celebrates the life of a bitch made faggot that killed himself like 20 years ago
  32. Damion

    Damion Fan of: Vols, Titans, and Big Titties

    Id imagine some European teams would be willing to throw maybe a mil or so at him.

    He may be well past his prime but people overseas would still pack the arenas to see one of the all time greats play imo
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  33. soulfly

    soulfly New Member

    Man, you're so hip today.
  34. Clutch

    Clutch thanks

    god devine is the worst
  35. wes tegg

    wes tegg OLE MISS FOOTBALL IS MAH LAHFE!

    Good Lord Iverson sounds like the title of a Bronte novel.
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  36. MassNole

    MassNole Black Jesus > Jesus

    I literally cannot think of a worse player to turn coach than AI.
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  37. Fusiontegra

    Fusiontegra Yeah, but how do you feel about Faulkner?

    This deserves it's own thread.
  38. Damion

    Damion Fan of: Vols, Titans, and Big Titties

    I can

    Isiah Thomas
  39. Sir Patrick Stewart

    Sir Patrick Stewart Psionic Shakespeare

    It's doubtful he had to really put much effort into academics in HS and college, so having an eighth grade education probably limits his options to sports. Maybe he could be a motivational speaker and talk to kids about life in the hood. Or he could start a hotline. For 99 cents a minute, you can ask the Answer. :idk:
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  40. MassNole

    MassNole Black Jesus > Jesus

    If AI became a head coach he'd make Thomas look like Phil Jackson.
  41. Damion

    Damion Fan of: Vols, Titans, and Big Titties

    While I dont think Iverson would even be close to being a semi decent coach it would hard to be worse than Thomas.

    Isiah pretty much destroyed the Knicks during his time there
  42. ohhaithur

    ohhaithur e-Batman

    I'm happy he's broke. Fuck him.
  43. Lou Holth

    Lou Holth Memory be fucked

    Easy breh
  44. EdmondDantes

    EdmondDantes Both winner in league and apparently at life haha

    bet AI could still break the ankles of every guard in the D league but as for coaching lets be realistic here

    guy has hated coaches and practice since he was like 12
  45. TheChatch

    TheChatch Big Paws On A Puppy.

    Vernon Maxwell
    Shawn Kemp
    Latrell Sprewell
  46. IHHH

    IHHH New Member

    That or maybe he could become a financial adviser.
  47. Vito Corleone

    Vito Corleone such posting, wow

    L O L





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  48. Otis Mounds

    Otis Mounds red ragin'

    http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/blog/ba...s-not-a-sensation-and-possibly?urn=nba-288088

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    On game night inside BJK Akatlar Arena -- home court of Iverson's new team, the Besiktas Cola Turka Black Eagles -- the image of Iverson hysteria is pure and true, but the arena seats 3,200 in a city of about 13 million.
    Iverson is not a sensation here, but rather an exciting curiosity for small pockets of basketball fans, playing for a club that doesn't even compete in Euroleague, Europe's most prestigious.
    The 76ers' former all-everything guard is broke -- by all accounts except his own -- and playing here in Istanbul for a number of reasons, none of which is to become an ambassador for Turkey's solid, but often overlooked, professional league.
  49. JBF76

    JBF76 Guest

    He is both.. The funny thing is is Iverson wasn't even really a pg..
  50. spagett

    spagett Got ya, spooked ya

    Starbury

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