Allen Iverson

Basketball Player
Born Jun 7, 1975

Allen Ezail Iverson is an American professional basketball player, playing both the point guard and shooting guard positions. Iverson attended Bethel High School and was a dual-sport athlete; he earned the Associated Press High School Player of the Year award in both football and basketball, and won the Division AAA Virginia State Championship in both sports.… Read More

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  • Iverson Heads Three A Side League
    Yahoo News - 4 days ago
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    LATimes - 5 days ago
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    Yahoo News - Dec 15, 2016
  • Allen Iverson Gives Tribute To 'real Love' Ex Wife During Speech New York Post
    Google News - Sep 11, 2016


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1975 Birth Allen Iverson was born on June 7, 1975 in Hampton, Virginia to his single 15-year-old mother, Ann Iverson, and was given his mother's maiden name after his father Allen Broughton left her. … Read More


1993 18 Years Old On February 14, 1993, Iverson and several of his friends were involved in an altercation with several patrons at a bowling alley in Hampton, Virginia. … Read More
1994 19 Years Old In his first season at Georgetown in 1994–95, Iverson won the Big East Rookie of the Year award and was named to the All Rookie Tournament First Team. … Read More


1995 20 Years Old In his second and final season at Georgetown in 1995–96, Iverson led the team to a Big East championship and all the way to the Elite 8 round of the NCAA tournament, where they lost to Massachusetts. … Read More
Following two successful years at Georgetown, Iverson declared eligibility for the 1996 NBA draft, and was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the first overall pick. … Read More
1997 22 Years Old During the 1997 offseason, Iverson and his friends were stopped by a police officer for speeding late at night and was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon and for possession of marijuana. … Read More
…  In the 2000 off-season, the 76ers actively tried to trade Iverson after his numerous disagreements with then-coach Larry Brown, and had agreed to terms with the Detroit Pistons before Matt Geiger, who was included in the deal, refused to forfeit his $5 million trade kicker. … Read More
In the next round, the Sixers defeated the Milwaukee Bucks, also in seven games, to advance to the 2001 NBA Finals against the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers, featuring the duo of Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal.


2005 30 Years Old During the 2005–2006 season, Iverson averaged a career high 33. points per game. … Read More
On April 18, 2006, Iverson and Chris Webber arrived late to the Sixers' fan appreciation night and home game finale. … Read More
2007 32 Years Old 1 More Event
Iverson was fined $25,000 by the NBA for criticizing referee Steve Javie following a game between the Nuggets and Iverson's former team, the Philadelphia 76ers, played January 2, 2007. … Read More
2008 33 Years Old 1 More Event
Iverson returned to Philadelphia on March 19, 2008 to a sell-out crowd and received a standing ovation in a 115–113 loss.
On April 3, 2009, it was announced by Pistons President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars that Iverson would not play the remainder of the 2008–09 season. … Read More
On January 3, 2010, he returned to Denver to face the Nuggets; Iverson scored 17 points and had seven assists in the 108-105 win. … Read More
2011 36 Years Old Iverson returned to the United States in January 2011 for calf surgery. … Read More
In January 2013, Iverson received an offer to play for the Texas Legends of the NBA D-League, but he declined.


2015 40 Years Old On May 14, 2015, Iverson appeared on CBS This Morning in support of a Showtime Network documentary on his life, during which he addressed long-discussed rumors of financial struggles, denying any notion that he was struggling. "That's a myth. … Read More
2016 41 Years Old …  On April 4, 2016, Iverson was elected into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
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