Breaking News:Memphis Grizzlies Reportedly Offer Iverson a Contract

Drew ShearsContributor IAugust 26, 2009

AUBURN HILLS, MI - NOVEMBER 04:  Allen Iverson #1 of the Detroit Pistons is introduced at press conference after being traded from the Denver Nuggets on November 4, 2008 at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

It looks like the Memphis Grizzlies are trying to make some noise this year,with reportedly offering Allen Iverson a contract,terms of the deal are unknown.

This stirs up some interest,with this team in the West,they already have three young talented players in OJ Mayo,Rudy Gay,and Mike Conley.Along with a 20+ppg,10+rpg player in Zach Randolph.

Could this team with Iverson make the playoffs out West? In my opinon,I would say they can.The starting lineup would be loaded and if the 3 rookies Thabett,Young,and Carroll can give them some solid minutes the bench will help out.

With teams such as Houston,and Utah-If they trade Boozer freeing up two playoff spots out West the Grizzlies could slide in,and win some games in a first round series.The big question are will there be enough shots for everybody and can Randolph and Iverson actually be team players and share the ball cause this is Mayo and Gay's team.Plus how will Mike Conley adjust to being the sixth man?If everything were to work out and this team comes together I see a 6th,7th,or 8th playoff seed for them this season.






Nice starting lineup,can't double team any one player,? is can they share the ball?

6th man pg.Mike Conley






Bench is suspect if these young players can't contribute solid minutes.