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    Iverson jersey being retired tonight

    One of the best.


    Never another player like him and probably never will be.



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    thanks for the heads up. one of my favorite players ever.

    loved his gunslinger mentality on the court, dragged a team of bums on his back to the finals.

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    His career is somewhat disappointing given his lack of passion off the court. His game was the same when he got into the NBA until he left. I don't think improved at all.

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    Hopefully everyone throws a few dollars onto the floor so he has bus fare to get home...because the dude doesn't have to nickles to rub together anymore...he pissed away all of his cash

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    Three quarters of the NBA don't have half the heart Iverson does

    More players should watch film of him and learn to play like that

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    I had the pleasure of seeing Iverson in person...against the OKC Hornets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jjgold View Post
    Three quarters of the NBA don't have half the heart Iverson does

    More players should watch film of him and learn to play like that
    If u really look at his game, he is one of the more selfish players in the nba. He takes a million shots to get his high scoring average. With all of the double teams he consistently faces, he should have more assists. Watching tape of iverson will only encourage players to shoot as much as possible.

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    Legend

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    1st ballot?

    He's a HoFer no doubt, but does he get in overwhelmingly and early?

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    Can't believe they didn't iron the jersey banner. Shit was all crinkled.

    Very unprofessional Philadelphia.

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    Elite player. That crossover was NASTY

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsmithj88 View Post
    If u really look at his game, he is one of the more selfish players in the nba. He takes a million shots to get his high scoring average. With all of the double teams he consistently faces, he should have more assists. Watching tape of iverson will only encourage players to shoot as much as possible.
    Please dude he played with a bunch of fukin bums most of his career. He basically started every game the same setting up guys and watching them trip over themselves trying to do something with the ball. Once a quarter went by he took over the game. Once in a great while he didn't have to cause his bums actually made a few shots.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigDofBA View Post
    I had the pleasure of seeing Iverson in person...against the OKC Hornets.
    OKC Hornets Those owners wish Stern would of let them stay...most money they ever made was when they played there to a sold out arena for a couple of seasons

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    Guy was run out of the league by Stern cause he wouldn't play Sterns game. Same thing going on with Westbrook now. Top Dogs in NBA are not gonna let their game get taken over by the thug type of a look. Someone needs to teach this to Westbrook or he will end up just like Iverson. Looking for a team when there is 20 shitty point guards on rosters yet Iverson couldn't make one. NBA collusion at its finest. If they want ya out they have the power to do it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirty Sanchez View Post
    OKC Hornets Those owners wish Stern would of let them stay...most money they ever made was when they played there to a sold out arena for a couple of seasons
    To be honest, I was pissed at the time when OKC got Seattle's team instead of New Orleans.

    The OKC Hornets had Chris Paul, David West, JR Smith, Peja, and Chris Anderson.

    I thought that team had a good young nucleus back then but after they moved back to NOLA they blew the team up.

    Then KD and a bunch of high draft picks fell into OKC's lap.

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    Dude always played balls out well deserved.
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    Quote Originally Posted by t-wizzle View Post
    One of the best.


    Never another player like him and probably never will be.



    Players who are playing tonight could give a f.uck about Iverson and probably gonna lose another spread but IMHo the guy was cool no shit

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    Quote Originally Posted by t-wizzle View Post
    One of the best.


    Never another player like him and probably never will be.



    Plenty of guys like Iverson. Matter of fact, 50% of the NBA would be in jail if it weren't for basketball, just like AI.

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    Quote Originally Posted by meader99 View Post
    Plenty of guys like Iverson. Matter of fact, 50% of the NBA would be in jail if it weren't for basketball, just like AI.

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    Whether you liked his game style or not, he was all heart.
    95% of the monkeys in the NBA today have no heart.
    He gave it his all every game, and never had shit on his team to help him out.
    Billy King treated AI like a slave in Philly, as they never spent shit to help him out because the arena was sold out every game already to see him play.
    Would have loved to see him win a ring.
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    Not many every like him

    Westbrook does play with that killer also in todays game

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    Guy is already broke.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BennyBigNuts View Post
    Whether you liked his game style or not, he was all heart.
    95% of the monkeys in the NBA today have no heart.
    He gave it his all every game, and never had shit on his team to help him out.
    Billy King treated AI like a slave in Philly, as they never spent shit to help him out because the arena was sold out every game already to see him play.
    Would have loved to see him win a ring.
    Iverson couldn't play with another star. That's why they shipped out Jerry Stackhouse when they got iverson.

    Look at the 2001 team. All role players but it worked because Iverson needed to take 30 shots a game.

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    chip on shoulder

    eats him alive

    da man in his head

    now broke

    future inmate

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    A great player, but couldn't make any of his teammates better. Played with stackhouse, webber, Jim Jackson, dikembe, melo, igudala, and mckie, and didn't make a single one of those good players better, he killed their marvelous games!!!!!! Not many can do that, make good players worse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by William Walters View Post
    chip on shoulder

    eats him alive

    da man in his head

    now broke

    future inmate
    Came out of the womb with an inmate number stamped on him.

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    I heard on PTI a while back, he has a $30 million trust fund from a deal with Reebok.

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    Iverson in the sense of the word is not broke. Iverson has an account worth $35 million, a principal he is prohibited from touching until 55. In the meantime, it feeds him $1 million annually.At 45, Iverson is eligible to start drawing on an NBA pension that maxes out at 10 years of active duty, or take whatever’s there as lump sum. He will be entitled roughly to $8,000 per month ($800 per x 10).

    If at all possible, Iverson will issue a restraining order against himself until he’s 62 or so. At that time,his lump sum will be between $1.5 million and $1.8million,or he can elect to take monthly checks of approximately $14,000 per .
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