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Iverson on postseason roster, won't play

Updated: April 16, 2009, 8:08 PM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

Allen Iverson's name will appear on the Detroit Pistons' playoff roster ... but that's only because league rules mandate Iverson's inclusion.

The NBA requires the 16 playoff teams to submit a roster including no less than 13 players by 3 p.m. Thursday. The Pistons must add Iverson because they only have 13 players under contract, two short of the league's permitted roster maximum of 15 players.

But Pistons president Joe Dumars reiterated Wednesday via e-mail that Iverson's leave from ...

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