Allen Iverson has offer from Besiktas

Updated: October 12, 2010, 11:08 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Allen Iverson is poised for a revival -- in the Middle East.

Iverson, after short-lived stints with the Memphis Grizzlies and Philadelphia 76ers last season, is closing in on a contract to play with the Turkish team Besiktas Cola Turka.

The one-season deal could net Iverson as much as $2 million, Yahoo! Sports has reported, citing unnamed sources.

"We are in very serious negotiations with [Besiktas]," Iverson's manager Gary Moore told Yahoo! Sports. "Istanbul is beautiful ...

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