Discussion

Brown: Ayers had Iverson's support

Updated: February 10, 2004, 8:28 PM ET
By Joe Lago | ESPN.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- You won't find Allen Iverson's thumbprints on the firing of Philadelphia 76ers head coach Randy Ayers.

Iverson's former coach and Ayers' ex-boss can attest to that.

"He would never do anything (like that). He competes and wants to win," Larry Brown said of Iverson. "I read his comments; he was loyal to Randy."

Iverson's performance wasn't the problem for Ayers, who spent the previous six seasons as an assistant under Brown. It was the lack of intensity ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE NBA HEADLINES