This is about the NBA megastar in the news for exercising poor judgment, who is forced to defend himself against accusers, who has lawyers speaking for him and trying to mend his image. And about Allen Iverson, too.
Michael Jordan's current legal battle with a former mistress and Iverson's recent thoughts concerning his own situation make for an interesting study of the impact of celebrity.
Iverson is often held up as the poster child for how not to handle fame. As deftly and courageously as he moves on the basketball court, there are times when he navigates fame like a drunk in a yard full of rakes.
In an interview last week with Philadelphia reporters, Iverson, his wife, Tawanna, and attorney Larry Woodward spoke publicly …