According to two agents whose clients play for the 76ers, Iverson went to team president Billy King this past Tuesday and demanded to be traded, something he professed repeatedly over the years heâ€™d never do.
According to two general managers King contacted yesterday, the 76ers are aggressively attempting to accommodate their forlorn franchise player, whose prohibitive salary (currently $17.1 million with $19M and $20.8M remaining) makes him a difficult sell despite a 31-point average - at least if the Sixers hope to harvest relatively equal value.
At the same time, emphasized one of those GMs: â€œA.I. is not the only player Billy is looking to move. His second breath is about Chris Webber.â€ And thatâ€™s not where the conversation stops.
Everybody is gladly available. Andre Iguodala or Sam Dalembert may have to be surrendered in order to move Webber ($20.7M/22.3M next season) or A.I. â€œBut the big push is on to deal Iverson.â€
Rumor: Iverson Demands Trade
By Jeff Clark