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Allen Iverson has savage response to Tim Hardaway’s crossover claim

Allen Iverson has been retired for the last three-and-a-half years, but he definitely hasn’t lost his killer instinct.In an interview with Jonathan Abrams of Bleacher Report that was published Tuesday, the former MVP had this cold-blooded response to Tim Hardaway’s recent comments that Iverson carried the ball and that he, not Iverson, had the original crossover move, per Sopan...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Allen Iverson’s pick for MVP is Russell Westbrook

As a former NBA MVP, Allen Iverson knows what it takes to be deserving of the most prestigious individual award the game has to offer, and he says Russell Westbrook should be this year’s MVP.The Hall of Famer sat down for an exclusive interview with B/R Mag and discussed his pick for MVP, among other things: B/R Mag: Who’s your MVP? Allen Iverson: Russ. B/R: Why? Iverson: I just...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ice Cube’s BIG3 League schedule released

The NBA Playoffs are in full swing, but once they’re over, it’s all about Ice Cube’s BIG3 league.Fans will get the benefit of watching former NBAers showcase their skills in the 3-on-3 format. Plenty of big names will be strutting their stuff on the court, including Allen Iverson (coach), Gary Payton, Chauncey Billups, Charles Oakley, Latrell Sprewell, Mike Bibby and others...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Julius Erving signing on as head coach of a BIG3 team

Ice Cube’s BIG3 league continues to swell in terms of legitimate star power and talent, as NBA Hall of Famer Julius Erving has signed to be a head coach. Erving, an NBA legend, is not only a man who brings a wealth of basketball knowledge to this fledgling league, but he also brings his own flavor of pure magic.It’s unknown which of the eight teams Dr. J will coach. But we do...
Via Sportsnaut
March 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan still remembers Allen Iverson’s legendary crossover on MJ in 1997

Allen Iverson is one of the few people in the world who can say they have crossed up Michael Jordan, and 20 years later, Jordan hasn’t forgotten. Iverson crossed up Jordan during his rookie year in 1997, and years later, Iverson said he was scolded by Jordan about the move at a Charlotte game. “I live in Charlotte, so I went to a Charlotte game,” Iverson told ESPN. “(Jordan...
Via The Comeback
March 07, 2017  |  Discuss

With Joel Embiid out, who should win Rookie of the Year?

Joel Embiid is the NBA’s Rookie of the Year even if he is not the NBA’s Rookie of the Year. He’s been much more than just the best first-year player in the NBA, he’s been instrumental in changing the on-court culture of the 76ers while also being one of the most entertaining men off the floor. He’s given Philly fans a sense of optimism that they haven’t had since Allen...
Via Yardbarker
March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

The Aesthetic: Evolution of the arm sleeve

If it wasn't for a case of bursitis in Allen Iverson's right elbow, the arm sleeve might not have ever been the fashion phenomenon that it became. In 2001, with Iverson dealing with elbow pain, Philadelphia 76ers trainer Lenny Currier decided to improvise and cut up a sleeve to lessen the pain Iverson was feeling in his shooting arm. In his arm sleeve debut, Iverson scored 51 points...
Via Yardbarker
February 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Ice Cube’s 3-on-3 league will introduce four-point shot

With the first season of Ice Cube’s anticipated 3-on-3 traveling league coming soon, the rules for the basketball league are beginning to be hashed out. Among them will be the introduction of a four-point line on the court. Get ready for some shots from way downtown, NBA Jam-style (or pregame Golden State Warriors-style)! One of the new league’s star attractions, Allen Iverson...
Via The Comeback
January 12, 2017  |  Discuss

15 great moments from Allen Iverson's iconic career

Allen Iverson is known as the Answer, but what is the question? Can a convicted felon live out his dream? Iverson did. Struggles came early for Iverson when he was convicted of maiming by mob through a rarely used Virginia statute. Iverson spent four months in jail before being granted clemency by the state's governor. He was able to get the attention of coach John Thompson at...
Via Yardbarker
September 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Allen Iverson's unapologetic brilliance took him to the HOF

Allen Iverson moved up from the short corner to the right wing to set a screen for Eric Snow, who was initiating the offense. The screen was set on a young Derek Fisher, a head full of hair and a Forum Blue headband awkwardly wrapped around his ears. The pick and roll created a temporary switch, forcing Kobe Bryant onto Snow and Fisher onto Iverson. After Iverson received the ball...
Via Yardbarker
September 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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