Athletes Who Have Come Out of Retirement

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  • Floyd Mayweather
  • Brett Favres comes out of Retirement Jets Vikings
  • Allen Iverson, Memphis Grizzlies
  • Deion Sanders
  • George Foreman
  • Roger Clemens
  • Felix Trinidad
  • Michael Phelps comes out of retirement
  • Michael Jordan comes out of retirement twice
  • Magic Johnson Los Angeles Lakers
  • Muhammad Ali, Larry Holmes, Ken Norton
  • Ricky Williams

Allen Iverson Ends Career in Philadelphia

After publicly stating that he'd rather retire than come off the bench for the Detroit Pistons, Allen Iverson decided to continue his NBA career with the Memphis Grizzlies, but again didn't want to come off the bench. That led to the Answer only playing three games in Memphis before bolting town for Philadelphia during the same season to end his career in the city he started it. But after playing 25 games, Iverson mysteriously didn't return after missing the All-Star Break. A.I., the answer and enigma.

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