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BIG3 Week 4: Shine on me, Philadelphia three-dom

The BIG3 makes its way to the City of Brotherly Love for Week 4, joining the pantheon of great Philadelphia basketball moments. 1983: Moses Malone leads the Sixers to Fo’, Fo’ Five and a title. 2001: Allen Iverson steps over Tyronn Lue in the Finals. 1959-1962: Wilt Chamberlain makes love to 1,500 women. 1990: A couple of guys that were up to no good beat up Will Smith on a playground...
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BIG3 Referee Hotline Bling: Allen Iverson calls himself out

Last year, the NBA started a hotline where players can call to talk about officiating, argue about fines and, if you’re James Harden, fall to the ground in pain whenever the phone vibrates. Following suit, the BIG3 has also created a phone number for its veteran 3-on-3 legends to blow off steam about the officials.Yardbarker has obtained exclusive communications from the BIG3 office...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant thinks Kyrie Irving is better than Allen Iverson

Kevin Durant thinks his generation has an answer to The Answer.In an appearance on the self-titled podcast of The Ringer’s Bill Simmons on Tuesday, Durant applauded the greatness of Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving and compared him to another great combo guard in Allen Iverson.“I was telling some of my friends after Game 2, I was like, Kyrie, he just makes you happy when...
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June 14, 2017  |  Discuss

The Rewind: Vince Carter's graduation day celebration that wasn't

Welcome to The Rewind, where we dig through tapes, YouTube videos and streaming services and revisit some of the most interesting games in history. There is something special about revisiting a favorite movie, a favorite show no longer on the air, or even just pulling out an album and giving it a spin the whole way through for the first time in a long while. Inevitably you pick...
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May 26, 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...
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January 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Iverson did not forget HOF trophy, left it on purpose

Allen Iverson says he did not forget his Hall of Fame trophy at his Springfield hotel over the weekend — he left it there on purpose. A representative for the Basketball Hall of Fame told TMZ on Wednesday that Iverson intentionally left the hardware at the Sheraton Hotel so it could be safely shipped to his home. “About half of the players in the past 12 years have done this...
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September 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Iverson no-showed Hall of Fame event for high schoolers

Allen Iverson is having some serious scheduling issues this week with his Hall of Fame induction and the events surrounding it. Iverson was expected to make an appearance at the High School of Commerce in Springfield, Mass., on Friday, and students anxiously awaited in the auditorium while a Philadelphia 76ers employee took Snapchat videos with the crowd. Tom Westerholm of MassLive...
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September 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Iverson late to own Hall of Fame presser, reportedly missed flight

The 2016 National Basketball Hall of Fame Class was scheduled to hold a press conference at 2 p.m. EST on Thursday, but one of the inductees was not in attendance after he failed to make it to Springfield on time. We’ll give you one guess who it was. Scott Howard-Cooper of NBA.com reported that Allen Iverson was an “unscheduled no-show” after he had some travel issues. A...
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September 08, 2016  |  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...
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September 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Allen Iverson asked Stephen A. Smith to present him at H.O.F.

It looks like Allen Iverson’s upcoming Basketball Hall of Fame induction may have a significant sports media component. According to Philadelphia sports radio station 97.5 The Fanatic, one of the people Iverson asked to present him is none other than ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith: I asked Stephen A, coach Brown and coach Thompson to present me to the HOF. Allen Iverson — 975TheFanatic...
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June 24, 2016  |  Discuss
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