How Allen Iverson motivated Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas' 42 point night

  Isaiah Thomas singlehandedly dragged his Boston Celtics back into the series with a 42 point showing Friday night, but he had a secret weapon in his back pocket: Allen Iverson. Thomas divulged after Boston’s 111-103 win that he’d received texts from Iverson as well as his namesake, Isiah Thomas, motivating him for the game. “Allen Iverson just said, ‘Keep fighting...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Allen Iverson makes random appearance at Tennessee spring game

Allen Iverson, lifelong Georgetown Hoya, made a rather random appearance at Tennessee’s spring game on Saturday. Here he is, posing with coach Butch Jones. We've got The Answer ✊ — Tennessee Football (@Vol_Football) April 16, 2016 Why? Who knows. He doesn’t have any connections to the Tennessee program, so maybe he was just in the area. Maybe...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Allen Iverson, Craig Sager Share Touching Moment At End Of Interview

Allen Iverson was known throughout his career as a fighter, but even AI is impressed by the fight Craig Sager continues to show. Iverson and Sager shared a nice moment earlier this week, as Sager interviewed Iverson, who recently was voted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. The conversation started to wind down, and as Sager ended the talk, Iverson interjected and made sure Sager...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Allen Iverson is Allen Iverson at all times

Allen Iverson was finally inducted into the Naismith Memorial National Hall of Fame on Monday. It was a momentous occasion more than worthy of being talked to death in hours of live coverage, but there was nothing to say about Iverson's impact on the game that his outfit hadn't already said.Surrounded by a grip of broadcasters all gussied up, sitting erect, and standing on ceremony...
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April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Shaq and Allen Iverson lead 2016 Basketball Hall of Fame class

Shaquille O’Neal and Allen Iverson are among the 10-member class inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame the league announced Monday. Joining the duo are former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo, WNBA star Sheryl Swoopes and Chicago Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf. Referee Darrell Garretson, former St. Louis Hawks forward Zelmo Beaty...
Via The Comeback
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Iverson doesn't like Tyronn Lue mocked for infamous step-over

Allen Iverson had many memorable plays during his career, but one moment that is getting a lot of play lately is his shot over Tyronn Lue in the 2001 NBA Finals. During Game 1 of the Finals between the Lakers and 76ers, Iverson made a shot and stepped over Lue, who was on the ground. Lue of course has gone into coaching and became the Cavaliers’ head coach earlier this year...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith: Drunk Allen Iverson story is a ‘flat out lie’

By Steve DelVecchio 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 he is with Iverson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Biography: Allen Iverson once threatened to have wife killed

By Mike Cole 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...
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Here's the trailer for Showtime's 'Iverson' documentary

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.
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April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Iverson allegedly could drop $30K in one strip club visit

By Jason Rowan 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 Angeles Clippers forward...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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