A.I.'s Memphis Blues

After lackluster stats in Detroit, Allen Iverson will have to prove that his last season was just a fluke. Will his route to a ring have to run through Memphis?

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Iverson in Memphis wouldn’t be the worst scenario. It would provide him with an opportunity to prove that last season was a fluke or the result of a bad fit in Detroit rather than evidence of a severe decline in his skills. If he does, then he may find himself dealt to a contender by the February trade deadline. Iverson has won the Most Valuable Player trophy, and he has been selected to 10 all-star games. He will be elected to the Hall of Fame. (All former MVPs have been inducted into the Hall.) The only thing his lengthy resume lacks is a championship. At this point in his career, Iverson’s route to a ring will be much more circuitous than any drive to the hoop.

 

Martin Johnson is a regular contributor to The Root.

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