Report: Allen Iverson Is Contemplating Retirement

Ronald Tillery of the MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL-APPEAL reports this morning that Allen Iverson is now contemplating retirement, something that has Grizzlies Owner Michael Heisley surprised:

Allen Iverson Mugshot. Reportedly Considering Retirement

(To fall back on modeling career?)

I just think if he was going to retire, he’d tell me first,” Heisley said. “I expect him to come back. If he does retire, I’ll be tremendously disappointed. I feel bad because I don’t think that’s the way he should go out.

As he’s the owner of the Grizzlies, we’ll give Heisley a pass on his naive reaction.

There isn’t a soul reading this who doesn’t think Iverson is manufacturing a ‘personal matter’ to either force coach Lionel Hollins to start him or initiate a trade.

But Tillery reports there is some substance to Iverson’s so-called personal issue. Read more…