Notes from TNT’s Coverage of the NBA – Tuesday, March 24, 2009: Why Isn’t Allen Iverson Playing?

Posted in Blogroll on March 25th, 2009 by Michael Tillery

Remember I said Allen Iverson would play with the Sixers again? Do any of you still think that possibility doesn’t exist?


TNT NBA Thursday continue on Thursday, March 26 at 8 p.m. ET featuring the Miami Heat @ Chicago Bulls followed by the Phoenix Suns @ Portland Trail Blazers

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“I’ve played a lot of games against Allen Iverson when he was with the Philadelphia 76ers, and he is one of the toughest guys I’ve ever gone against.  But having said that and knowing the information we know, what (Pistons strength and conditioning coach) Arnie Kander is saying, it’s almost like (Iverson) is holding this team hostage because he cannot accept the responsibility of coming off the bench and that’s sad because he is one of the truly great little men we’ve ever had in the game.”

— Miller on the possibility that Pistons guard Allen Iverson is sitting out of resentment for coming off the bench

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Wednesday Morning Starting Five: March 25, 2009

Posted in Blogroll, Kenny Smith, NBA on March 25th, 2009 by Michael Tillery

The Professor Griff interview will be posted a little later on tonight after I get back from my daughters softball game. Whassup people? What’s goin’ on? Everyone having a good week so far? Hopefully that’s a guuud.

Hall of Fame player and broadcaster George Kell is remembered. (Detroit News)

NBA News. (

Julian Bond and Benjamin Todd Jealous write about the NAACP and it’s relevance. (The New Republic)

The son of a mayor arrested and folks wonder if he’ll get off lightly. (The Advocate)

Professionals, middle class losing out on income and opportunity. (Final Call)

Rekindling Pan-Africanism’s message of Black greatness (The Gleaner)

You know who you are…