While the press release was largely a promotional stunt, it was also a nod to the sheer athleticism that Iverson displayed during his 14-year NBA career.
“Allen Iverson is one of the premier athletes of our time,” said Rich Randall, vice president of the Lancers. “With his athleticism and competitive hunger, I think he can be a great fit with our team and fans as we make an important playoff push, while also driving interest to an exciting, growing sport.”
While Iverson didn’t accept the offer, the story does make one wonder how Iverson’s athletic gifts would translate into other endeavors. With that in mind, let’s take a look at five sports that might be a perfect fit for the former basketball star.