Allen Iversons Exclusion from the Dream Team is a Clear Mistake
I considered it insulting and inexplicable when I heard that Allen Iverson got left out of the Dream Team by Jerry Colangelo. The executive and managing director of the United States Men’s National Team made a sure mistake when he decided not to ask Iverson to the tryouts in Las Vegas this summer.
The Dream team has not been giving out its best results since 2004 but then again the U.S. wasn’t represented by its best talent in Athens or Indianapolis if you dont send the best youve got dont expect the best results.
But this time the nations superstars where standing in line to represent the country and bring back some glory. The selection committee chose seven of the eight leading scorers in the NBA, but they left Iverson behind. Colangelo said it was because the team needed distributors.
Iverson’s age has also been used as an excuse and not a exactly a bad one when you think that Iverson will be 33 when the Beijing Olympics are played outside 2008, but Bruce Bowen will be 37, Chauncey Billups and Antawn Jamison will be 32, so for the others age isn’t a...