Allen Iverson is famous for a lot of things. His killer crossover. His ability to score in buckets. His ability to snatch a pass on one end and turn it into a quick two on the other. His ability to not perform even the most basic of human functions.
Things like making it to a charity softball game as though you had no clue there would be traffic on the Walt Whitman Bridge.
So, when we saw that he missed his flight to Turkey for his introductory press conference with Besiktas Cola Turka, we weren’t shocked. And Besiktas Cola Turka shouldn’t be either. Welcome, gentlemen…this is what you signed up for.
I’ve defended Iverson vociferously in the past. I ignored his short comings and made excuses for him. At this point, only a fool would do that. This guy can’t even be on time to catch a damn plane? Seriously?
Iverson signed a two-year deal with this club that’s worth a total of $4 million. It’s all dependent on how much playing time he gets. Based on the start that he’s off to, you might be able to book his return flight to the United States before Christmas.