Allen Iverson To Philly: Happy Homecoming or Epic Mistake?

Posted: 2nd December 2009 by Taylor Smith in NBA
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So, Allen Iverson is headed back to Philadelphia. I've written in the past about how he needs to accept the fact that he's in decline and nobody cares to have a whining, selfish, aging player as a franchise centerpiece. However, I feel as though Iverson's move back to the 76ers is a perfect match for both sides. Lou Williams, Philly's second-leading scorer, just went down for eight weeks with a broken jaw. Before the injury, Williams was enjoying a breakout season, averaging 17 points and five assists per game while assuming point guard duties for the Sixers.  Williams is a lightning-quick 6'1" guard with a knack for finding the rim and scoring. Sound familiar? What better replacement than a 34-year-old carbon copy of him? The Sixers are 21st in the league in scoring average per game, ...

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