Talkin Bout the Answer
AUG 22, 2013 12:39a ET
As Allen Iverson moves to officially retire from the game of basketball, we salute the Answer. He was pound-for-pound one of the best scorers the game has ever seen. Iverson's crossover was unstoppable. His first step was lighting quick. His fire and grit made him one of the best players of his era.
Flashy on the court, with trademark cornrows, tattoos and baggy (make that extra baggy) shorts, Iverson's influence on pop culture marked the NBA's transition from the 90's to the new millennium.
Still, what most people remember when talking about Iverson is his famous 'Practice' press conference rant. Now, we have a story via Gary Payton on what might have set off the Answer.