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The Philadelphia 76ers History Of Picking At One In NBA Draft

The Philadelphia 76ers Haven’t Picked At One In NBA Draft often, But Do Well At It Shooting guard Doug Collins was one.  Point guard/ shooting guard Allen Iverson  was the other.  So far that trend has been in the back court. Now the Philadelphia 76ers annals will add a third name to the players picked […] The Philadelphia 76ers History Of Picking At One In NBA Draft - The...
Via The Sixer Sense
3 hours ago

Mutombo tweet about 76ers winning draft lottery raises suspicions

Did Dikembe Mutombo have inside information when he tweeted congratulations to the Philadelphia 76ers on winning the top overall pick nearly three and a half hours prior to the NBA Draft Lottery? That's what many are wondering. At 4:36 pm ET, Mutombo tweeted a photo of himself in a 76ers jersey alongside Allen Iverson, who was Philadelphia's No. 1 overall pick in 1996. His message...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Reebok releasing shoe in honor of Allen Iverson’s ‘Practice’ rant

It has become one of the most infamous off-the-court moments in NBA history, and now Allen Iverson’s legendary “practice” rant in 2002 has a sneaker commemorating the bizarre press conference meltdown. Named the “Question Mid Practice,” the sneakers will be released Friday to mark the 20th anniversary of Iverson’s partnership with Reebok. Reebok is releasing "Question...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Designing a limited-edition Allen Iverson sneaker

This past year, the good folks over at Finish Line held a Reebok Question Contest to celebrate the legacy of Allen Iverson and his legendary shoe. The contest entrants had to post pictures on Instagram of their favorite Reebok Allen Iverson shoe, a picture of Allen Iverson playing on the basketball court as well as a creative description that showed the #AIHustle hashtag. The three...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
14 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Allen Iverson Regrets ‘Practice’ Rant, Could Have Raved About Lasagna Instead

Allen Iverson is tired of talking about practice. The soon-to-be Basketball Hall of Fame inductee told reporters Monday he would take back his famous “practice” rant if he could, according to CSNPhilly.com’s Enrico Campitelli. Iverson constant reminders about that 2002 press conference, during which he said “practice 22 times,” to this very day can be annoying. Mr. Iverson...
Via NESN.com
April 07, 2016  |  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...
Via NESN.com
April 07, 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

Allen Iverson was supposedly drunk during ‘practice’ rant

By Steve DelVecchio 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 an Iverson biography this week entitled...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 04, 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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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