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April 10, 2015 Updates

One early lesson came from Iverson, his teammate for half a season in Philadelphia. “Allen was the first guy that showed me how NBA players spend money in strip clubs,” Barnes says. “That guy went. HARD. He’d throw so much money, and this was when I was first in the league, that I used to take my foot and scoop the s--- under my chair and either re-throw it or put some in my pocket. He’d throw $30,000, $40,000 every time we went. I’m like, ‘You realize what I can do with this money?’” Sports Illustrated

March 21, 2015 Updates

Appearing in the broadcast booth with Marc Zumoff and Malik Allen on Wednesday night, Iverson revealed that he would like to join the Sixers front office. “I have a relationship with these fans like no other. And with this city and with this organization,” Iverson explained of his ties to Philadelphia. “Anything I can do to help, I’m here.” The conversation then turned to Iverson’s post-retirement plans, and if he would like to remain around the game, potentially in a front office capacity. “I would like to be even in that war room,” Iverson replied. “Even if they don’t go with my decision or whatever, just to have an opinion and putting out what I think and trusting the organization to do what’s right.” Philadelphia Inquirer

March 20, 2015 Updates

Russell Westbrook is on an absolute tear right now. Six triple-doubles in eight games, the NBA’s leading scorer and an all-around menace on the court. He’s got lots of fans, including none other than Allen Iverson. In fact, The Answer said last night during the Sixers broadcast that he’s “the biggest Westbrook fan I think there is.” AI added that Westbrook “reminds me so much of myself as far as his heart, laying it on the line night in and night out.” SLAM

March 19, 2015 Updates

Appearing on the CSN Philly telecast of last night’s 76ers-Pistons game, Iverson was asked about joining the team’s front office. Iverson: I would like to be even in that war room. Even if they don’t go with my decision or whatever, just to have an opinion and putting out what I think and trusting the organization to do what’s right. NBCSports.com

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Allen Iverson’s former mansion in Villanova has finally been sold after two-and-a-half years on and off the market. Its price keeps dropping. Iverson paid $5 million, more than a decade ago, and he sold it for $2.6 million to Saladworks CEO John Scardapane in 2010. The new sale price of the 13,000-square-foot French estate was $2.19 million, to Joshua and Noelle Burg, according to Montgomery County public records. He is the president of Glass Enterprises, a glass manufacturer. Philadelphia Inquirer

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December 3, 2014 Updates

All the Mavs cared about is that Ellis knocked down 16 of those shots, and they needed every single one to beat the Bulls. "People talk about the efficiency and this and that," Mavs owner Mark Cuban said. "But in a game like this, you need shots and open looks and scores at the right time. When it counts, baby, when it counts. When it counts! "S---, they gave Allen Iverson an MVP for being half as efficient as Monta is." ESPN.com

November 20, 2014 Updates

Nike is pulling back on plans for a shoe that sneakily honors Allen Iverson after the former NBA superstar questioned whether the company could use his old number and team colors while he's endorsed by rival Reebok. Detroit Free Press

Nike is pulling back on plans for a shoe that sneakily honors Allen Iverson after the former NBA superstar demanded answers. Iverson says Nike used his identity, likeness and persona without permission for a sneaker out of the company's Zoom Flight '96 collection. The ambiguously titled sneaker has the No. 3 — Iverson's number — on each back heel and the red, white and blue colors of the Philadelphia 76ers. Neither Iverson nor the Sixers are named on the sneaker or on the branding for the shoe, which were expected to be released later this year or in early 2015. USA Today Sports

November 5, 2014 Updates

The former Nuggets and Sixers guard is in the Philippines for the “All In” celebrity basketball game and spoke to reporters about an array of subjects, from his top five NBA players, to his 16-year-old son, to why he wants to mentor young players. He also, jokingly, offered up this gem: “I’d never want to be a coach. We’d never practice.” Denver Post

November 4, 2014 Updates

Agent Sheryl Reyes, who organized the charity game, revealed that up until two years ago, there were offers for Iverson to suit up in the PBA. No less than seven teams, according to Reyes, inquired about Iverson's availability then. When asked why he didn't consider the offers, Iverson had a frank answer. “I'm done in this stage of my life,” said the 11-time NBA All-Star. “I don't want to do it anymore.” GMANetwork.com

October 16, 2014 Updates
September 28, 2014 Updates

Stephenson wants to do more than just play basketball. He wants to rap, as well. Two months before the season began, Stephenson released a rap song, called “Hot N---a,” a take on the rapper Bobby Shmurda’s song that spawned the popular “Shmoney Dance.” Stephenson took the beat to the song and says in four hours he came up with his lyrics. He stripped Shmurda’s lyrics of misogyny and gun violence and replaced them with rhymes about his basketball talents, endorsements for his And 1 shoe company, reminiscing about watching Allen Iverson, his excitement to play with Hornets point guard Kemba Walker and more. “Brooklyn-bred now I’m out in N.C.,” the end of the song’s first verse goes. “Me and Kemba in the backcourt n---as as dead meat/Pops held me, down kept me out the streets/They wonder how the rose grew up out the concrete… “I’ve been ballin’ hard since like the fifth grade/Watching A.I. gettin’ 40 with the French braids/Love Indiana, I’m gonna miss some good days/Charlotte Hornet, M.J. that’s a new way.” Charlotte Observer

September 15, 2014 Updates

Allen Iverson: Much respect to the lil homie KD. Keep doing what you're doing and don't let nothing stop you from being you @Kevin Durant ... #TheAnswer Instagram

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