Iverson To Retire

The man known as The Answer is getting ready to hang up the jersey after 13 seasons in the NBA.

Iverson called sports reporter Stephen A. Smith and Smith posted the statement on his website.

“I would like to announce my plans to retire from the National Basketball Association,” the statement said. “I always thought that when I left the game, it would be because I couldn’t help my team the way that I was accustomed to. However, that is not the case.”

“I still have tremendous love for the game, the desire to play, and a whole lot left in my tank,” the statement said. “I feel strongly that I can still compete at the highest level.”

Iverson cited his family as a primary reason for the decision.

“Stepping away from the game will allow me to spend quality time with my wife and kids,” the statement said. “This is a reward that far exceeds anything that I’ve ever achieved on the basketball court. I have prayed for this day and I see it as my greatest gift.”

What do you think? Is this the end for A.I. ? I’m not so sure, he’s got a lot of talent and a lot of fire left in him, I’m thinking he may take a little time off then come back for at least 1 more season to pursue that ring.

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