Allen Iverson
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"Allen Ezail Iverson" is an American retired professional basketball player who played for four different teams (Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets, Memphis Grizzlies, Detroit Pistons) during 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association /National Basketball Association (NBA). He played both the point guard and shooting guard positions. Iverson was an eleven-time List of NBA All-Stars/NBA All-Star and won the NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award/All-Star MVP award in 2001 NBA All-Star Game/2001 and 2005 NBA All-Star Game/2005.

Iverson attended Bethel High School (Hampton, Virginia)/Bethel High School in Hampton, Virginia and was a dual-sport athlete. He earned the Associated Press High School Player of the Year award in both American football/football and basketball, and won the Division AAA Virginia state championship in both sports. After high school, Iverson attended Georgetown University for two years, where he set the school record for career scoring average (22.9 points per game) and won Big East Defensive Player of the Year awards both years.

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They're targeting guys who dress like me - guys who dress hip-hop. Put a murderer in a suit, and he's still a murderer. It sends a bad message to kids.

I just continue to play the way that made me successful in this league. Once I stop being aggressive on the basketball court, I'll be hurting my team more than helping them.

They want us to get down. I'm going to get down.

I still have yet to accomplish what I've been trying to do from Day 1.

Just getting back into the game and making it a game is all heart. It feels bad, though, because we don't give that effort in the beginning and then we start showing the heart when we're about to get blown out. You have to play like that in the beginning and get stronger as the game goes on.

I kind of was frustrated with myself in the sense that I was missing easy shots.

I had a lot of growing up to do. A lot of times, I learned the hard way.

Just because you put a guy in a tuxedo, it doesn't mean he's a good guy.