Imagining the Sixers Without Iverson: Jrue Holiday’s NBA Orientation

Posted: 29th November 2009 by Bryan Toporek in NBA
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With Sixers coach Eddie Jordan downplaying the slew of "Allen Iverson back to the Sixers" reports , I wanted to take some time and examine what the next eight weeks could look like for the team sans "The Answer." The question that should be on most Sixers' fans minds as they've been watching these past few games: Just who is this new starting point guard? áWho is Jrue Holiday? The Sixers drafted Holiday this past summer as the No. 17 overall pick, assuming that then-starting point guard Andre Miller would leave the team in free agency. (He did. áAfter reportedly asking the Sixers for $10 million/year for three years, he signed a three-year, $21 million deal with Portland. áGoodbye and good riddance, Dre-day.) Holiday came into college as the No. 1 ranked point guard and No. 2 overall p ...

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