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Allen Iverson and Jadakiss Reunited In Philly

Fresh off of blocking Nike from releasing a shoe that paid “tribute” to him without actually — paying him. Per ESPN: “Nike is clearly trying to use Allen Iverson’s celebrity status and persona to promote Nike’s shoes,” Iverson’s attorney said. “There’s no other No. 3 that played for the 76ers that came out of the 1996 draft. For Nike to use his status to sell...
Via Hooped Up
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Allen Iverson Gets Nike To Cancel Iverson Tribute Sneaker

After protests from Allen Iverson, Nike has decided to cancel one of its planned releases for an upcoming Zoom Flight ’96 that was meant to be a tribute to the 76ers great. Nike had planned to sell two Zoom Flight 96’s to honor to two legends who entered the NBA in the 1996 draft. Take Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nike Cancels ‘Allen Iverson’ Themed Sneaker After Iverson Protest (Photos)

Allen Iverson is a Reebok guy through and through–so this gesture from Nike was surprising. Iverson is one of the biggest stars to have ever signed with Reebok and his sneakers still have huge appeal today. Nike planned to use Iverson’s continued popularity to help sell their Air Zoom Flight 96, that didn’t go oversell with AI. Nike planned to release the Air Zoom Flight...
Via Thacover2
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Allen Iverson Stops Nike From Selling Shoes With His Likeness

Nike is pulling back on plans for a shoe that sneakily honors Allen Iverson after the former NBA superstar questioned whether the company could use his old number and team color. Iverson endorses rival company Reebok and has been with the brand since being drafted in the NBA in 1996. The Nike sneaker included the No. 3 — Iverson's number — on each back heel and the red, white...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nike cancels 'AI' sneaker in light of Allen Iverson protest

Allen Iverson is one of the biggest stars to have ever signed with Reebok and his sneakers still have huge appeal today. Nike planned to use Iverson’s continued popularity to help sell their Air Zoom Flight 96, that didn’t go oversell with AI. Nike planned to release the Air Zoom Flight 96 ‘Allen Iverson’ as a “tribute” to one of the greatest players of this generation...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nike cancels tribute shoe plan after Iverson protest

PHILADELPHIA -- Nike is pulling back on plans for a shoe that sneakily honors Allen Iverson after the former NBA superstar demanded answers. Iverson says Nike used his identity, likeness and persona without permission for a sneaker out of the company's Zoom Flight '96 collection. The ambiguously titled sneaker has Iverson's No. 3 and the Philadelphia 76ers colors, but not his name...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Allen Iverson x VILLA Interview

Philadelphia 76ers legend Allen Iverson speaks with VILLA about their upcoming “A Day in Philly” collaboration project with Reebok, his fans, Bentley’s, style and a few other things too. The post Allen Iverson x VILLA Interview appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Allen Iverson: 'Practice' would be a problem if he coached

Don’t expect Allen Iverson’s successful career handling the basketball to transition into a career handling a clipboard. The former Philadelphia 76ers guard, who’s infamous practice rant went down as one of the best press conferences ever, has made it clear that he never wanted to become a head coach in the NBA. Things are probably better off this way, as he also confirmed...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Allen Iverson Would Not Hold Practices If He Were A Head Coach

Allen Iverson has not lost a step as far as his sense of humor goes. The Philadelphia 76ers legend was in an interview session with some reporters in the Philippines and his answers were as sharp as his crossovers were during his playing days. The best draft class according to The Book of AI? 1996, Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers to retire Allen Iverson’s No. 3

Tweet   Allen Iverson spent three seasons with the Denver Nuggets, as well as some time with the Detroit Pistons and Memphis Grizzlies, but to most he’ll be remembered for the 12 years spent as a member of the Philadelphia 76ers.   After being selected with the first overall pick in the 1996 NBA Draft Iverson became one of the most beloved athletes...
Via Los That Sports Blog
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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