Allen Iverson was so popular in prison that those in the facility were happy to see him receive clemency just so they wouldn’t have to deal with all the extra attention. I recently watched “Iverson,” the documentary about the former NBA MVP that aired on Showtime last month, and it spent a considerable amount of...Read More
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
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...
Former Philadelphia 76ers guard Allen Iverson is one of the best guards to ever step onto the NBA court. However, playing basketball was never his dream growing up.
Instead, Iverson dreamed that he would be able to play quarterback for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
If Iverson would have made the journey to Notre Dame, he would have ended up in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, according...
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.
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On May 16th, Showtime will air the documentary film "IVERSON". Prepare your DVR's accordingly.
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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
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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...