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The One, The Only: Allen Iverson!!!

Posted in Random Shit, Sports Shit with tags , , , , , on November 9, 2009 by canitalkmyshit

Say It Ain’t So A.I. !!!!

According to ESPN reports, Allen Iverson is currently contemplating retirement. Love him or hate him, no player in the history of the game had the cultural impact on the game as he has. Before him there were no braids in the NBA, or dudes tatted up from head to toe. For all of his shortcomings, A.I. remained true to himself. As an undersized Shooting Guard he has carved his own niche in the league. If the “Fat Lady” has finally sang on his career, let’s not forget what he has meant to the game.

“When my career is over, I want to look in the mirror and say I did it my way”-Allen Iverson

Career Highlights

College: Georgetown
Draft: 1st overall, 1996(Philadelphia 76ers)
Pro career: 1996–present
Former teams: Philadelphia 76ers: (1996–2006); Denver Nuggets (2006-2008); Detroit Pistons (2008-2009); Memphis Grizzlies (current)
NCAA Big East Rookie Of The Year (1995)
2× NCAA Big East Defensive Player Of The Year (1995, 1996)
NBA Rookie of the Year (1997)
NBA All-Star Rookie Game Most Valuable Player (1997)
1997 NBA All-Rookie Team
NBA Most Valuable Player (2001)
2× NBA All-Star Game MVP (2001, 2005)
3× All-NBA First Team
3× All-NBA Second Team
10× NBA All-Star
3× Steals leader (2001, 2002, 2003)
7× All-NBA selection
4× NBA scoring champion (1999, 2001, 2002, 2005)

Cheers To Mr. Iverson