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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 again in China the way Stephon Marbury did. No matter what Iverson does again we shouldn’t forget how great of a player he was, and how absolutely awesome this rant is.
To remember better times – here is a remix of the mastery that was Allen Iverson’s most famous press conference.
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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...
It’s one of the most famous interviews in history.
Today marks the ten year anniversary of The Answer’s famous rant, and with it marks one of the most misunderstood moments in basketball history.
Allen Iverson’s Misunderstood Moment
Iverson was one of the most vilified players in the game at that point....
Swizz Beatz and A$AP Rocky’s new video for “Street Knock” just dropped and it has a guest-starring role for Allen Iverson in it. Guess that Reebok affiliation Swizzy has got really helps.
The Answer still has that crossover.
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.
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...
Reggie Miller and Allen Iverson have ought to be one of the most fun characters in the history of the NBA.They both made their contributions today on May 7 for NBA history, each having a big highlight.It all started 17 years ago, when the Indiana Pacers shooting guard in Miller helped his team come from behind to get back at the New York Knicks. Miller would drop eight points in...
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:
When people talk about great scorers what names do you hear? Michael Jordan,Kobe Bryant, and Wilt Chamberlain. Yes, I know that list can be debated but the name you don’t hear come up that much anymore is Allen Iverson. Allen Iverson was [...]
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.