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  • Schmitz’ Take: Gilbertland? Memphis signs Arenas

     
    Finally, somebody signed the Magic's last mistake, Gilbert Arenas. Hopefully, the Memphis Grizzlies can fit into Arenas' offense. Arenas hasn't played since the Magic used their amnesty provision this summer to give Gilbert the ultimate golden parachute,...
  • Darvin Ham says he, not Kobe, should've won 1997 dunk contest

     
    He'd barely had a chance to introduce himself as one of the Lakers' new assistant coaches before Darvin Ham had a 15-year-old grievance to settle with Kobe Bryant. "Kobe, you got my trophy at your house," Ham recalls saying during the team's first...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- still hooked

    Only his number is retired — 33, in the Lakers' purple and gold that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wore to glory on the basketball court. The rest of him is still working away, most recently on his latest book. At UCLA, in blue and gold, Abdul-Jabbar was a...
  • Allen Iverson: 'I still want to play in the NBA'

    Allen Iverson: 'I still want to play in the NBA'
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Allen Iverson wants to keep his passport at home. Ten years after he ruled the NBA as the cornrow-wearing, ink-stained MVP who led the Philadelphia 76ers to the finals, Iverson has his eyes on a comeback. He is determined to end a...
  • Teel Time: Rooting for Iverson's return to NBA

    Teel Time: Rooting for Iverson's return to NBA
    Yes, it's a longshot. And yes, I'm being provincial. But I'm rooting for Allen Iverson to get one, almost-certain-to-be-final chance at the NBA. A Peninsula native and icon, Iverson turned 36 Tuesday and told the Associated Press that he wants to...
  • Teel Time: Florida's Macklin latest Boo Williams alum chosen in NBA draft

    Add Vernon Macklin to the litany of Boo Williams alumni drafted by the NBA. A 6-foot-10 forward from the University of Florida and Portsmouth’s Norcom High, Macklin was chosen in the second round Thursday, No. 52 overall, by the Detroit Pistons....
  • Allen Iverson headed to Turkey, contract reportedly worth $4 million for 2 years

    Allen Iverson headed to Turkey, contract reportedly worth $4 million for 2 years
    Turkish side Beºitaº (Beºitaº Cola Turka) have struck a deal with NBA legend Allen Iverson on a two year contract reportedly costing $4 million. Read the entire article from the National Turk And read this report from Yahoo! sports
  • Turkey could be Iverson's final answer

    Turkey could be Iverson's final answer
    Allen Iverson seems set for another crossover — this one from the NBA to the Turkish basketball league. On a night another NBA season opens, Iverson will be checking his passport status. He's close to a deal to sign with Besiktas, and team...
  • Iverson scores 15 in Turkish debut, but his team loses

    Iverson scores 15 in Turkish debut, but his team loses
    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Former NBA All-Star Allen Iverson has scored 15 points in his debut for Besiktas Cola Turka but failed to carry his team to victory against Hemofarm Stada. Hemofarm Stada defeated Besiktas 94-91 in a European Cup game on Tuesday in...
  • Feb. 28, 1993: Iverson determined to shine, to overcome his past

    Allen Iverson's gentle tone of voice rarely changes. Even as he recounts the violence, poverty and drug abuse he has witnessed in his 17 years, the voice remains quiet, steady. To an outsider, this calm is eerie. But the sad truth is, such blights are...
  • May 2, 1996: Iverson leaves Georgetown, says he'll turn pro

    Allen Iverson's face was stoic, his voice unwavering. But the tears in his mother's eyes revealed the raw emotion of the moment. ``My family needs me right now,'' Iverson said Wednesday as he confirmed that he is forgoing his final two college basketball...
  • Jan. 3, 1995: Iverson fitting in as a freshman at Georgetown

    Four months into an improbable academic and athletic odyssey, Allen Iverson has apparently built a sturdy foundation at Georgetown University. ``This is where I want to be in my life right now,'' Iverson said Monday during his first interview since his...