Allen Iverson needs some $$$ ?

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    "Allen only wants to play if there's a possibility that it leads to the NBA," the person said, speaking on condition of anonymity. "That's the only way he would go to one of these lower leagues. He wants to get back to the NBA and leave the game on his terms."

    Iverson's interest in returning comes as he faces some financial trouble. On Monday, a judge in Georgia garnished funds from Iverson's bank account to repay about $860,000 that he owes a jeweler, according to multiple media reports.

    Iverson's representatives have reached out to several NBA teams, but none has shown interest in signing the 36-year-old. The Los Angeles Lakers' D-League affiliate, the Los Angeles Defenders, has contacted Iverson's reps several times, but nothing materialized, according to the source. "


    Allen Iverson willing to play in minors for NBA shot, source says - ESPN


    Now, i looked up his just his salary (no other income) and here it is...

    1996-97 Philadelphia 76ers NBA $2,267,000
    1997-98 Philadelphia 76ers NBA $3,128,640
    1998-99 Philadelphia 76ers NBA $3,537,000
    1999-00 Philadelphia 76ers NBA $9,000,000
    2000-01 Philadelphia 76ers NBA $10,130,000
    2001-02 Philadelphia 76ers NBA $11,250,000
    2002-03 Philadelphia 76ers NBA $12,375,000
    2003-04 Philadelphia 76ers NBA $13,500,000
    2004-05 Philadelphia 76ers NBA $14,625,000
    2005-06 Philadelphia 76ers NBA $16,453,125
    2006-07 Denver Nuggets NBA $17,184,375
    2007-08 Denver Nuggets NBA $19,012,500
    2008-09 Detroit Pistons NBA $20,840,625
    2009-10 Philadelphia 76ers NBA $1,029,794
    2009-10 Memphis Grizzlies NBA $161,386



    If he really is having money problems, he's an idiot.
     
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    What is wrong with people like Iverson and Whitney Houston? How did they squander all that money?

    I don't feel sorry for them. They had their chance and blew it. Give me one million dollars and I'll never have to work again and I will never run out of money.
     
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    Wonder why :eusa_think:

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGDBR2L5kzI]Iverson Practice! - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Alan Iverson was a great individual player but a horrible team player. The piston's picked him up and we didn't even make the playoffs. He's not a leader or a champion. He's poison to a team.
     
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    The whole "selfish player" thing is overstated, though. For most of his career in Philly, he had no one to give the ball to. If you're the only fucking guy on your team that can put the ball in the basket, are you going to give it up to someone else to throw up a brick? The only time he had a decent squad around him was in 2001, which was ironically the year they went to the finals against LA. He was anything but selfish that year. They played like a team because they were actually a TEAM.
     
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    And like LeBron took the Cavs to a championship, Iverson took Philly to the NBA Finals. And he actually won Game 1 before getting swept the next 4 games. For that I give him credit. He was the shit. I'm just bitter because he went to the Pistons and he did us no good. He's probably done physically/mentally but just broke. One more million dollars couldn't hurt.

    I have heard stories about him and Pippen and them not being happy with 5% on their investments so they went riskier for 10% interest on their money and they lost. Bad investments. And you just know they lived a very bling bling lifestyle. But I can't imagine blowing that kind of money. Not in 5 lifetimes.

    If I made that money, not only would I be set but my kids and grandkids yet to be born would be set the rest of their lives too. Didn't Allen give his mama a couple million and didn't she sit on it?

    OJ Simpson was smart. Well, in one way. He had a $5 million pension that could not be touched no matter what. Not the lawyers or even Ron Goldmann could touch it. He lives off the interest. I wonder how that son of a bitch is doing. Is he still in jail? Sweet justice. Karma. In that regard, what an idiot. After getting away with murder, I would have walked the complete straight and narrow the rest of my lucky ass life.

    In one way it makes me angry that these idiots like Iverson, Tyson or Whitney blew all that money but then I bitch because rich people are sitting on all their cash. I guess I can't have it both ways. Thanks for stimulating the economy.
     
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