Basketball

Happy Birthday, Allen Iverson!

Infographic: Allen Iverson was just inducted into the NBA's Hall of Fame and ranked at #6 all-time. Here's a look back at the basketball legend.

Happy 42nd birthday, A.I.!

In 1996, the Philadelphia 76ers chose Allen Iverson as the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft. Since then, Iverson had been recognized as an NBA Rookie of the Year, NBA MVP, 11-time All Star and a two-time NBA All Star Game MVP, and inducted to the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame. On A.I.’s birthday, take a look below to see how he evolved through his years in the NBA.

Damn…I'll be 42 tomorrow.

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6′ 0″
183CM
165LB
75 KG



Despite ranking as one of the all-time greatest point guards, Iverson never found a championship-winning team.

  • Philadelphia 76ers

    1996 – 2006
  • Denver Nuggets

    2006 – 2008
  • Detroit Pistons

    2008 – 2009
  • Memphis Grizzlies

    2009
  • Philadelphia 76ers

    2009 – 2010

* From 2010 to 2011, Iverson played for the Turkish league, Beşiktaş.

24,368

#23 POINTS

5,624

#44 ASSISTS

1,983

#12 STEALS

Pound-for-pound, the greatest player of all-time… I take pride in wearing No. 3 because AI wore No. 3.

Lebron James

26.7 PPG


6.8 APG


1.3 RPG


AWA  RDS


  • 4× NBA Scoring Champion

    1999, 2001, 2002, 2005

  • NBA All-Star MVP

    2000, 2005

  • 11× NBA All-Star

    2000–2010

  • 3× First All-NBA team

    1999, 2001, 2005

  • 3× Second All-NBA team

    2000, 2002, 2003

  • NBA Rookie of the Year 1997
  • NBA Rookie Challenge MVP 1997
  • 3× NBA steals leader 2001–2003

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