It has been long storied that Allen Iverson is a man that never conformed to typical expectations of professional basketball player. He has been appropriately titled an icon and as a key component in the duality that can be seen between basketball and the Hip-Hop culture today. Whether it be the vast number of tattoos or the signature cornrows, Allen Iverson has always been and will...
The back tab of the right Air Penny V displays a simple message: ‘The Storm is Over’ The epitaph is a nod to the fact that Penny’s career has passed, hence the storm being over. The shoe released in 2012, well after Hardaway’s retirement from the NBA, and served as an ode of sorts (It was clearly modeled after the Air Penny II – Penny’s most popular model). The sentiment...
When former Philadelphia 76ers head coach Larry Brown lobbied the team earlier this week to consider hiring Allen Iverson as an assistant general manager, it took some people by surprise. Iverson, of course, was not one of them. On Thursday, Iverson followed Brown’s endorsement by trying to pitch himself to the Sixers. “I may not...Read More
Tim Donaghy says he joined a white power gang while serving his prison sentence because he wanted protection after ratting out some fellow inmates for gambling. Donaghy was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison in 2008 for betting on games while working as an NBA referee. He served 11 months and then was released...Read More
Stephen A. Smith insists Allen Iverson was not intoxicated when the former NBA star went on his infamous “practice” rant in 2002, and Smith defended Iverson in the most Stephen A. Smith-way possible on Friday morning. During the latest edition of the insufferable “First Take,” Smith spent more than five minutes ranting about how close...Read More
Allen Iverson’s “practice” rant is easily one of the most infamous exchanges a professional athlete has ever had with the media. And more than 10 years later, we’re getting a better idea of why Iverson may have been so testy. Was he boozing before he took the podium? Kent Babb of the Washington Post published...Read More
Allen Iverson was a great basketball player. He was not, however, a very good person — at least according to allegations in a new biography about the former NBA superstar. The book “Not a Game: The Incredible Rise and Unthinkable Fall of Allen Iverson” was written by journalist Kent Babb and released earlier in the week. Deadspin’s Drew Magary read the biography...
The 76ers did a great job with their logo redesign, now fans just hope they can translate some of that success to the basketball court. The post How The Philadelphia 76ers Got It Right With Logo Updates appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
On May 16th, Showtime will air the documentary film "IVERSON". Prepare your DVR's accordingly. The post Here’s The Trailer For Showtime’s “Iverson” Documentary On May 16th appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
It’s been well-documented that Allen Iverson has experienced significant financial issues following his NBA career. A story relayed by a former teammate indicates that the supremely talented point guard used to blow through obscene amounts of money on a routine basis, especially if a visit to a strip club was on the itinerary. Current Los...Read More The post Ex-teammate: Allen...
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