I loved Allen Iverson. He was a beautiful baller. With a tragic after-story.
- 6’0″. Carried his team alone for a decade. Tons of double-doubles.
- 6’0″. Top 3 scoring leader 7 times. Number 18 all-time total points.
- 6’0″. Always driving to the hoop, through the trees. Always on the floor. Took a lot of fouls: Number 13 on the all-time free-throw attempt list.
- 6’0″. Big East Defensive Player of the Year both years he played college ball.
I hear he is bankrupt and in massive debt (which retired pro isn’t?). I know it’s his own fault, but I still feel for him.
Enjoy some memories:
Watch the hustle at 1:00 and rub the goosebumps off your arms. Watch him break Jordan’s ankle at 2:15. You’ll wanna tell someone about the top three plays:
A.I. – Ankle Breakers: