10 Facts about Allen Iverson

Monday, December 29th 2014. | Sports

Facts about Allen Iverson elaborate the details about the famous basketball player in America. When he was young, people called him Bubba-Chuck. Both names were taken from the names of his uncles. Iverson is very famous due to his magnificent skill on the court. Here are some interesting facts about Allen Iverson for you:

Facts about Allen Iverson 1: date of birth

Iverson was born on 7 June 1975. His full name is Allen Ezail Iverson.  He retired as a professional basketball player. But people still remember his excellent performance.

Facts about Allen Iverson 2: career as a basketball player

He had played in four teams during his career in professional basketball in NBA for 14 seasons. Those were Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets, Memphis Grizzlies, and Detroit Pistons.

Allen Iverson Facts

Allen Iverson Facts

Facts about Allen Iverson 3: position

Allen Iverson took the position as a shooting guard or point guard. He was a bright player. In 2001 and 2005, he was the winner of All Star MPV award. He was also picked in NBA All-Star for eleven times.

Facts about Allen Iverson 4: education

Allen Iverson went to Bethel High School in Hampton, Virginia. During his high school time, he was a master in two sports, basketball and football.  He got Associated Press High School Player of the Year award and Division AAA Virginia state championship in both sports. Find out the famous American high jump athlete in Alice Coachman facts.

Allen Iverson Image

Allen Iverson Image

Facts about Allen Iverson 5: the university time

He attended the University for only two years. He decided to go to Georgetown University after graduating from high school.  He was awarded Big East Defensive Player of the Year

Facts about Allen Iverson 6: the second youngest player

The second youngest player who could create score 50 in a game was Allen Iverson. At that time, he was only 21 years and 310 days. The first young player was Rick Barry.

Allen Iverson Pic

Allen Iverson Pic

Facts about Allen Iverson 7: his record in 2002

Iverson was a star in 2002.  He could master three statically categories of steals, scoring and minutes during 2002 season. He was the only player who could lead the game.

Facts about Allen Iverson 8: favorite actor and sport team

Can you guess his favorite actor? He is Samuel L. Jackson. When he was a kid, he loved Dallas Cowboys as his favorite sport team.

Allen Iverson

Allen Iverson

Facts about Allen Iverson 9: the record in ESPN

In 2008, ESPN called Iverson as the fifth greatest NBA shooting guard all of the time.

Facts about Allen Iverson 10: retirement

On 30 October 2013, he decided to retire from the professional basketball.

facts about Allen Iverson

facts about Allen Iverson

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