We all know that Ben Gordon has agreed to terms to sign with the Pistons as soon as the players are eligible to sign on July 8. It's how Ben Gordon is going to get to Detroit city that has been talked about recently.
Although the talks between the Bulls and the Pistons are not heated at the moment, there is always a chance the Bulls would do a sign-and-trade for Allen Iverson.
It has been revisited a ton of times and talked about how it would benefit Gordon and the Bulls.
Ben Gordon would probably get an extra year in his contract, worth around the same the Pistons have offered.
The Bulls, on the other hand, would receive Allen Iverson, a surefire Hall of Famer who does seem on the downside of his career.
Just picturing Derrick Rose and Allen Iverson is pretty mind-shattering actually. Both are very speedy guards, but Iverson would have to accept the secondary role behind Rose, Deng, and maybe even Salmons.
The only way this would be possible is if the Pistons gain anything else out of this besides Ben Gordon. That gain is cap savings.
With the recent verbal agreements between Charlie Villanueva and Ben Gordon, the Pistons have taken themselves out for that highly anticipated free agent class for 2010.
He would fill in the role of SG and could possibly be the No. 1 scoring option. Allen Iverson's career is far from over. He was on a team that oriented around being a team. There was never really a true all star. Although, Billups does seem like one.
Then there have been reports that Allen Iverson has been in contact with Miami's Pat Riley.
Seeing Iverson and Dwyane Wade together in the backcourt seems exhilarating. Wade would be able to control Allen, and I really think Iverson would love to play with someone as explosive as Dwyane Wade.
It would either be moving Wade to the point guard spot or having Iverson start at the point guard spot. With a healthy Jermaine O'Neal and Wade, the Heat could possibly have a great chance of going far next year in the playoffs.
Allen would not be getting those amazing contracts that he has been offered in the past. He would likely receive the mid-level exception, starting at $5.4 million and moving up. I would say at least around $7 million.
Iverson would help both teams contend, and I would hate to see him go to the Bobcats. He wants a ring, and going to Charlotte is just killing his career.