Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Iverson's ankle still wounded

Nuggets guard Allen Iverson was still not fit to be back on the court. His ankle is the reason why he missed the clash against Phoenix, his fourth consecutive game out on the bench.

"Still, I'm going to try to go Wednesday," Iverson admitted about the Nuggets' next game, against New Orleans. "I didn't think it was going to be that bad, because I kept playing on it. However, right after the match and the next day, I knew there was something wrong."

We can see that the Nuggets have sorely missed Iverson's 29 points per game. They have averaged 97.3 points in his absence, well below the 105 the Nuggets have put up for the season. Still, Allen Iverson expressed that he will not return until he has healed.

"Actually I don't feel good," the Answer stated. "But I won't try to rush back, because I think that would hurt it more if I try to rush back and hurt it worse and have it go on for the rest of this season."

The popular player said he's surprised at how long the injury has persisted.

"I knew what I did," the former Sixer said. "I knew that I rolled it. I played through it. In fact, the next morning I knew it was going to be sore, but I didn't know it was going to be like this."