Allen Iverson – the Answer: documentary (VIDEO)


allen iverson with ballA documentary devoted to retired NBA All-Star, Allen Iverson. The film follows Iverson from his early years, when he was into other sports than basketball, then to high-school, to college, and then to the NBA.

Philadelphia 76ers selected Iverson with 1st round pick in the 1996 NBA draft. Iverson went on to spend 12 seasons with Philadelphia, leading the team to the NBA finals in 2001.

Iverson had not played an NBA game since Feb. 20, 2010, in his second, short-lived stint with the Sixers. The 6-foot, 165-pound guard also played for Denver, Detroit and Memphis over a 14-year career that has him 19th on the career scoring list with 24,368 points.

He also played in Turkey before realizing the NBA doors would not open for him again. Iverson was the winner of both the Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year honors. He retired as an 11-time all-star, and 4-time scoring champion.

Despite never winning a championship, Iverson was rated the fifth greatest NBA shooting guard of all time by ESPN in 2008.

Iverson played in 914 NBA games (901 started), and holds career average of 26.7 points per game, and 6.2 assists per game, with 41.1 minutes per game.

 


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