Saturday, December 20, 2014

Iverson to Turkey?

For 76ers fans still following the career of former all-star guard Allen Iverson, the latest news -- according to Yahoo! Sports -- is that AI is close to signing a deal to play in Turkey, which could be worth up to $2 million with bonuses. Yahoo is reporting that a stumbling block to the deal is Iverson's reluctance to agree to allow the team to fine him more than 1% of his salary.

Iverson to Turkey?

For 76ers fans still following the career of former all-star guard Allen Iverson, the latest news -- according to Yahoo! Sports -- is that AI is close to signing a deal to play in Turkey, which could be worth up to $2 million with bonuses. Yahoo is reporting that a stumbling block to the deal is Iverson's reluctance to agree to allow the team to fine him more than 1% of his salary.

Iverson spent less than half of last season with the Sixers; he's been looking for a new home since.

Here's the link to Yahoo's story: Allen Iverson.

We'll be back tomorrow as the 76ers play the Boston Celtics at the Wells Fargo Center.

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004 and took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering Temple basketball and football for the previous three years.

Marc Narducci has served in a variety of roles with the Inquirer since beginning in 1983. He has covered the 76ers as a backup and a beat writer. In addition, Narducci has covered everything from the Super Bowl to the World Series and a lot in between.

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