Robert Huber of PhillyMag.com recently traveled to Turkey to profile Allen Iverson and how his stint playing minor league basketball overseas is going. It’s long but a fascinating read.
“With his NBA career over, his marriage in trouble, and rumors swirling about drinking and money problems, the greatest Sixer of his era finds himself playing minor-league basketball in Turkey and spending his nights at a T.G.I. Friday’s in Istanbul. Isn’t it, weirdly, exactly how we always thought it would end for Allen Iverson?”
- Allen Iverson: Fallen Star
Iverson is a polarizing figure and the more you hear about his upbringing, the harder it gets to paint him as simply a stuck up, rich basketball player. If you haven’t already the Spoon Feed highly recommends watching the 30 for 30 doc “No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson” to get another look at the man behind the cornrows and tattoos.