Oh, subprime mortgage crisis, why do you mock the rich and famous? Sure, the current dismal housing situation has hit the middle class the hardest, but that’s way too depressing to discuss on a sports blog. Instead, to take our mind off the drudgeries of the real world, we can point and gawk at those more fortunate than us. Misery loves company and whatnot.
NBAers Allen Iverson and Rasheed Wallace, who have combined to earn more than $261 million in their careers, are having a tough time selling their homes. So tough, in fact, that they’re slashing prices (Everything must go! Priced to sell! … so on and so forth) — Iverson has dropped the price by 37 percent; Wallace by six percent.