Allen Iverson faced yet another former team for the second game in a row when he and the Sixers took on the Detroit Pistons. The Sixers were handed their 11th straight loss by the Pistons 90-86. Which also means the Sixers are 0-2 since AI has come to town.
Once again, Iverson put up little numbers shooting 3-10 from the field and putting up 11 points.
The Sixers leading scorer was Andre Iguodala who put up 18 points and 9 assists. Elton Brand and Samuel Dalembert both added 17 a piece.
Rodney Stuckey took it to Allen Iverson just like Chauncey Billups did the other night putting up 27 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists. Also shooting a perfect 7-7 from the free throw line.
Rookie sensation Jonas Jerebko continued to impress putting up big numbers once again tacking on 17 points and 10 rebounds.
Jason Maxiell also stepped up playing a starting roll putting up 12 points and 5 rebounds.
So in the end, Allen Iverson is now 0-2 since coming out of "retirement" and has given the Sixers their 11th straight loss and is averaging 11 points a game. Overall on the season including his tenure with Memphis, Allen Iverson is now 0-5 on the season.
This now leads to the question. Can Allen Iverson really make a difference for the Sixers and lead them into the playoffs? You be the judge.
Like the new article format? Send us feedback!