Allen Iverson: Me First, Team Later

Posted: 17th November 2009 by Fred Richani in NBA
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Just when you thought the "me first" culture in New York Knicks basketball was changing, post-Isiah Thomas era, THINK AGAIN!

Knicks president Donnie Walsh claims his team will at least look into signing the recently-waived guard Allen Iverson. Yes, A.I.'s tenure with the Memphis Grizzlies is done already. Go figure.

Sure, on the surface, New York looks to be a good fit. Iverson would have a great coach in Mike D'Antoni and a nice cast of young guys that desperately need a spark at 1-9. But here's the thing: New York is a good fit for A.I., yet the future Hall of Famer is NOT a good fit for the team.

Why, you ask? His tenure at Memphis barely lasted a couple of weeks. His stint in Detroit last season was embarrassing to the game, considering the fact he openly com ...

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