Ladies and gents, A.I. is off ... to Turkey!

Former All-Star Allen Iverson commits to Besiktas in bizarre Manhattan scene

Updated: October 31, 2010, 10:31 AM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- A couple of minutes before 2 p.m. ET Friday, Allen Iverson walked into a Manhattan hotel ballroom, signed on the dotted line and agreed to play for a team halfway around the world.

"The Answer" is headed to Turkey, after agreeing to a two-year, $4 million contract to play for Besiktas in the Turkish Basketball League.

It was a bizarre scene that unfolded in the Versailles Room on the second floor of the St. Regis Hotel, one of the most well-known and luxurious ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?


  • Night Of Reckoning
    After giving up six goals in the past two games, Henrik Lundqvist will be under intense scrutiny this evening.