Today news came down that Allen Iverson was ready to officially announce his retirement from professional basketball. The former NBA MVP hasn’t played in the NBA since 2010, but never officially retired.
Although it seems like AI has been somewhat lost in the shuffle over the past five years or so, he was one of the best players of his generation and one of the most fun to watch. In an era when big men like Shaq, Tim Duncan, and David Robinson dominated the game, the diminutive Iverson relied on his agility and finesse to propel himself to the top of the NBA food chain.
To honor one of the most impressive careers in NBA history, we’ve unearthed this video feauring a 22-year-old Iverson slashing and dashing against 19-year-old Kobe Bryant andshowing us why AI was considered one of his era.
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