Thursday , Nov , 19 , 2009 C.Y. Ellis

George Karl: Nuggets Won’t Rule out Signing Allen Iverson

Coach George Karl suggested Tuesday that if a guard suffers a serious injury, the team would at least consider signing former Nugget Allen Iverson, if he was available.

"A.I. for us is an injury discussion," Karl said of the disgruntled Iverson, who parted ways with Memphis after only three games. "I don’t think it’s an (overall) discussion right now for us. Say that Ty Lawson is out for the season. Speed and quickness is what Lawson gives us, so A.I. would be on the list of speed and quickness."

That said, Karl also said he likes his team’s current chemistry.

Karl always respected Iverson. Though Iverson’s defense and passing decisions were sometimes suspect, the fact is Denver managed to win 50 games in 2007-08,