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 ...

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