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Thursday, October 8th, 2009 at 9:00 am  |  13 responses

Iverson May Be Out 3 Weeks

An MRI has reveled that Allen has a partially torn hamstring, and will have to sit out a few weeks: “Very disappointing,’ said Iverson, a 10-time NBA All-Star and one of the team’s key offseason acquisitions. ‘My whole thing is trying to make something positive out of a negative situation, and the way I see it is, I’m glad it’s happening right now than during the season. So that’s the only positive I can take out of the whole situation.’ Iverson suffered the injury coming to a jump stop during the team’s open intrasquad scrimmage at Birmingham Southern College on Sunday. He said the entire back of his leg turned ‘black and purple,’ and he underwent an MRI on Wednesday morning that revealed the damage.”

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  • Ken

    There were already questions about him meshing with the new team. Missing preseason is not going to help things.

  • Teddy-the-Bear

    Get well soon Allen!

  • http://slamonline.com/ niQ

    Maybe is age is finally catching up to him…

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  • Flight

    Retire.

  • Flight

    Retire.

  • Omar3

    Flight should retire his commenting

  • sab

    see? that’s why he don’t practice.

  • http://idunkonthem.blogspot.com albie1kenobi

    i swear i’ll never jump stop ever again. triple-threat position? fcuk that!

  • rob stewart

    Maybe he doesn’t want to be seen coming off the bench during pre season games. How come athletes are always projected to comeback for primetime events like Season Openers, Playoffs, AllStar games, and games in their hometowns?

  • http://slamonline.com/ Spaceship Jay

    Dammit Ivo, you still didn’t lift any weights, didn’t you.

  • http://www.kb24.com The Seed

    Retire, then come back and play for the Bobcats!!!

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