Ben Simmons isn’t the only one not happy with the Sixers.
Former Sixers superstar Allen Iverson is frustrated that he doesn’t have a role in the Sixers organization.
“I’m a Sixer for life. I got Sixer blood pumping through me. Everybody knows that I want to help that organization. I’ve been retired, what,11 years? I don’t know how I’m not a part of that staff,some kind of way. …it’s something that I don’t understand.”
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"I've been retired 11 years, I don't know how I'm not a part of that staff."
Allen Iverson was a bit hesitant to talk about it, but here he discusses his desire to be a part of the Sixers organization.
What do you think? Should AI join the coaching staff in some capacity? pic.twitter.com/bYgEZ2kbjG
— Taylor Rooks (@TaylorRooks) October 5, 2021
Twitter reacted to Iverson’s plea:
— Varnell Hill (@__THISJustIN) October 6, 2021
— Dre (@DreDay416_) October 6, 2021
Definitely. In an ongoing mentoring type role. Toughness – physical and mental. https://t.co/Fi2UPZ8bS7
— Steve H (Unicorn Seeker) ✊✊🏿✊🏽✊🏻 (@shova983) October 6, 2021
— Hamza Allah (@HamzaAllah2) October 6, 2021
— name (@13st_Rob) October 6, 2021
— Glaum (@glaum_) October 6, 2021
Josh Harris and @sixers hire this man immediately. One every killer in the league loves AI that alone helps us by association. Two you ain’t drafting someone who can’t handle Philly with AI looking into their soul 😂😂 get it done https://t.co/wOueAN5gqh
— Tony Silvestri (@Tonebone____) October 6, 2021
“I’m a Sixer for life.” 🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺 https://t.co/9qA3CkAife
— Boul. (@CoryTownes) October 6, 2021
— Gerard Duayne Papa🎗 (@Gerard_papa) October 6, 2021
— Taron Jordan (@djdad8196) October 6, 2021
There’s no doubt Iverson should be part of the organization in some capacity. But only if it’s a good fit for both parties. I’m pretty sure he’s not looking to be a token or mascot.