Found October 30, 2013 on Atlantic Twine:
PLAYERS: Allen Iverson
The Answer has given his final answer, “I’m formally announcing my retirement from basketball.” Allen Iverson, who played 14 seasons in the NBA, hanged up his popular headband, Iverson-3 sneakers and Philadelphia 76ers jersey on Wednesday in the Well Fargo Center, home of the Sixers. His emotional speech consisted of thanking Michael Jordan for giving him belief to achieve the NBA dream, his high school basketball coach, longtime 76ers coach Larry Brown, teammates, the fans and lastly, his kids. Congratulations, Allen Iverson to a well-spent, successful NBA career. Check out Iverson’s pure words in the video below.

Iverson: Tragic story behind epic rant

Allen Iverson officially retired from basketball this week, which meant it was time, once again, to talk about practice. Iverson, 38, was a four-time NBA scoring champion and the MVP of the league when he carried the over-matched Philadelphia 76ers to the NBA Finals in 2001. But he is perhaps best remembered for delivering one of the most famous rants in sports history in 2002:...

Iverson officially retires

Allen Iverson officially retired from basketball Wednesday -- yes, a Wednesday in 2013. The news = meant it was time for Iverson to talk legacy -- which really meant it was time, once again, to talk about practice. Iverson, 38, was a four-time NBA scoring champion and the MVP of the league when he carried the over-matched Philadelphia 76ers to the NBA Finals in 2001. But, he is...

Allen Iverson Announces Retirement From Basketball (Video)

Allen Iverson officially announced his retirement from the game of basketball at a press conference in Philadelphia on Wednesday and will also be honored at the Sixers season home opener. Iverson thanked many at the press conference, starting with Michael Jordan,  ”He made me want to play basketball.” He also spoke on playing in Philadelphia, where he spent a majority and...

Live Stream: Allen Iverson Retirement Press Conference

The Answer, Allen Iverson is retiring today, and being loyal readers of BlackSportsOnline, I command you to watch. No seriously, regardless of how you might feel, Allen Iverson has been a presence in my life, and so many others.  It’s a Philadelphia thing, an Iverson thing, that some of you might not understand.  

LeBron James says Allen Iverson may be best ‘pound for pound’ player ever to play basketball

Miami Heat star LeBron James thinks Allen Iverson might be the 'pound for pound' player in NBA history.

Philadelphia 76er great Allen Iverson at peace as he retires from basketball.

The 2nd best "little" man of all time

#ThrowbackThursday: Allen Iverson’s Best Moments in 150 seconds

    Allen Iverson has left the building.  Officially. Out of the game for over two years now, yesterday an emotional yet content AI finally bid farewell to his NBA life and announced his retirement at Wells Fargo Center, home of the Philadelphia 76ers. After the announcement, the NBA took some time to honor AI and everything he contributed to the game.  Via its Instagram account...

Starting Lineups: Michael Carter-Williams Takes The Stage As Allen Iverson Exists

The Philadelphia 76ers are supposed to be terrible this year — potentially historically, comically terrible. And more likely than not, they will be. In fact, it would surprise exactly no one if the Sixers lose badly tonight against the Washington Wizards. But for one night, the Sixers were incredibly fun to watch, toppling the defending […]The post Starting Lineups: Michael Carter...

Notes, Links & Tweets

The Sixers signed former BYU player Brandon Davies. Lebron calls Allen Iverson ‘pound for pound the greatest player ever’. We all know the Sixers are in full tank mode, but thanks to Tony Manfred at the Business Journal, you can see that the Suns are in Winless for Wiggins mode as well. Dwayne C. Nelson at Yahoo Sports reviews 5 reasons why Philadunkia nation will always love...

The greatest.

I don’t care who you are, I don’t care what you say or how you say it. Michael who? LeWhat? There’s only one ANSWER in this argument and that’s Allen Iverson. Since I’ve started playing basketball my idol has been AI and that will never change and though I’d said it in the past to much abuse AI is the greatest. He officially retired earlier and although it was coming...

76ers upset Wade-less Heat

PHILADELPHIA– If the 76ers were planning on tanking the 2013-14 NBA season, they’re doing it wrong. In the team’s home and regular season opener against the Miami Heat they did what very few, including Philadelphia faithful, expected them to do, win. On the day iconic Sixers point guard Allen Iverson officially announced his retirement, the […]

Fo’ with the Foes: Miami Heat

This 2013-14 opening day edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews key upcoming 76ers games – features tonight’s opponent, the Miami Heat who are the two time defending NBA Champions. After the jump, I’ll look a Fo’ key items for tonight’s...
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