Too bad: It might have been fun. Philadelphia-area (and, by this time, surely many more) news outlets are reporting that Allen Iverson’s Las Vegas Superstar Challenge scheduled for this weekend has been postponed due to Wednesday’s bargaining session between NBA franchise owners and the players’ union extending into Thursday morning.

BallinEurope doesn’t quite get what one has to do with another, especially since the new dates of January 6 and 7 would put the tournament at a potentially even more critical point in the NBA negotiations. (Indeed, the labor-Stern agreement in 1999 was reached on … January 6.)

Perhaps while waiting for what he reportedly seeks to use “to showcase his skills for a potential [NBA] suitor,” he could, you know, come play ball for some high-level European team…

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