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Monday, October 23, 2006
76ers' Iverson to miss preseason game with sore wrist

Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- Allen Iverson will not play Tuesday night in a preseason game against the New York Knicks because of soreness in his left wrist.

Allen Iverson

Iverson believes he hurt his wrist at the end of the game against New Jersey on Friday. He complained of soreness at practice Monday and had a precautionary X-ray.

The 31-year-old former MVP is entering his 11th season with the Sixers. He finished second behind Kobe Bryant in the scoring race last season with 33 points per game, shot 43 percent and averaged 7.6 assists.