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Iverson Declines D-League Offer, Admits Actions Ended Career Early

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Iverson Declines D-League Offer, Admits Actions Ended Career Early

Allen Iverson wrote on Twitter that he has declined an invitation to join the D-League's Texas Legends.

The Legends have been pursuing Iverson throughout the season.

"I thank Donnie (Nelson) and Dallas for the consideration and while I think the D-League is a great opportunity, it is not the route for me," wrote Iverson.

"I realize my actions contributed to my early departure from the NBA, should God provide me another opportunity I will give it my all," Iverson continued.

Iverson's post was his first in 57 days.

http://basketball.realgm.com/wiretap/225852/Iverson_Declines_D_League_Offer_Admits_Actions_Ended_Career_Early


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How bad does he want to get

How bad does he want to get back in the league? If he's not willing to do a couple D League games to show NBA teams he can still contribute, then he won't be back

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This might have been that

This might have been that opportunity he mentioned. May not get another.

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Yeah, especially after the

Yeah, especially after the way he handled the Memphis situation.

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dude, dont even get me

dude, dont even get me started with memphis... micheal heisley was a terrible owner and made some terrible contracts in general.. i mean, they had let oj mayo walk...

as to the legends... i mean it's iverson. eduardo najera is their coach. one of iversons old denver teammates. i think ai knows his time is up playing and wants to join a team another way.

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What does terrible ownership

What does terrible ownership have to do with how a player takes his coaching? AI came out and said he would rather retire then come off the bench, that line doesn't scream team player to me

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It's a shame Allen Iverson is

It's a shame Allen Iverson is so delusional, I imagine he could have spent the last 5 or 6 years being a useful scoring option off the bench. AI wants to be the man even though his time at the level is done, he's just doing it in a different way now. Now he's too good for the D-League and only wants to play in the NBA.

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Makes sense, I mean does

Makes sense, I mean does anybody really see iverson accepting a 10 day contract as an obvious "put butts in seat" move.

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If Allen Iverson didnt want

If Allen Iverson didnt want to come off the bench for a NBA Team...What makes them even think he would play in th D-League?

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Its a shame how the careers

Its a shame how the careers of Allen Iverson,Steve Francis,Stephon Marbury and Latrell Sprewell ended.....But Iverson can redeem himself if he's willing to become a 6th man.....

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I would argue that Stephons

I would argue that Stephons career failure has left him pretty well off as far as business goes in China.

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