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A Stern Warning:
We talkin' 'bout practice, man!
We're not even talkin' 'bout the game.
We talkin' 'bout practice!
Yes, it was ten years ago today when Allen Iverson changed the basketball world with his totally awesome "Practice" rant.
Re-enjoy... and count how many times he says "practice" in this Philadelphia 76ers press conference video.
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Ten years ago Allen Iverson gave us one of the most remembered press conferences in the history of sports. “We’re talking ‘about practice.” Iverson’s rant is one of the most memorable rants in all of sports.
The Philadelphia 76ers were just eliminated from the 2002 NBA playoffs by the Boston Celtics and the 76ers head coach Larry Brown was not happy with Iverson...
10 years ago following a first round loss, then Philadelphia 76ers head coach Larry Brown called out superstar guard Allen Iverson for not working hard enough during the season…in practice. Iverson led the league in scoring that season, averaging 31.4points per game and led the league in steals per game as well. When Iverson was [...]
Happy anniversary, Allen Iverson. Ten years later, your simple thoughts about practice live on as one of the most memorable rants in sports history. It may be hard to believe, but Monday marks the 10-year anniversary of the former Philadelphia 76ers guard's unforgettable soliloquy about his need to practice. "We talkin' bout practice." Without further ado, here...
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Allen Iverson’s Misunderstood Moment
Iverson was one of the most vilified players in the game at that point....
Today is the 10 year anniversary of Allen Iverson’s epic “practice” rant. In only one decade, Allen Iverson went from MVP of the league and the best scorer of the early 2000′s – to just another broke former NBA player.
What happened to his deal with Reebok? I would still by the Questions if they were out – they were great basketball shoes.
Maybe he’ll find himself...
The billing has all of the shine from an NBA All-Star Game circa 1997.
Superstar names: Dennis Rodman, Clyde Drexler, Shawn Kemp and Allen Iverson to name a few.
Superstar games: a two-week promotional basketball tour in China pitting the former NBA all-stars against Beijing Shougang, Shanxi Zhongyu and China Olympic National Team.
But instead of this being the mid-season classic...
Today is the 10th anniversary of Allen Iverson's famous pressconference about you guessed it, practice. Here is the video that never gets old, with a practice counter:
Not Bill Walton tweeted the following tweet, to remember a historical day in the NBA.
"Today is the 10th Anniversary of Allen Iverson's most memorable NBA moment. Relive its wondrous majesty here ----> TALKIN' BOUT PRACTICE"
A memorable day, no doubt.