Looks like Allen is back in the saddle again and suiting up for a starting performance at his opener back in the City of Brotherly Love. That saddle, however, is fairly worn, winded and out of shape.
It’ll be the first time since we parted ways with the unruly Georgetown grad in 2006 that Iverson puts on a Sixers Jersey. It’ll be the first time, since Nov. 6, that Iverson puts on ANY jersey.
Since leaving Memphis, Iverson, by his own admittance, is out of shape. Actually, he hasn’t played at all.
The month-long hiatus from the court is really only a minor concern compared to the overall decline in Iverson’s play since leaving Philadelphia. It’s hard to believe the dominant guard left three years ago. It seems like we blinked and he’s back.
With standing-room only left for the debut, the boost in ticket sales was, as predicted, uplifting for the wayward team. Iverson boosting anything else remains to be seen.