Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Allen Iverson

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He played fearless a little man with a big man’s heart. He wasn’t big on practice, he was called on the carpet by head coach Larry Brown for missing practice in a playoff game which he responded with his now famous his famous quote… “We’re sitting here, I’m supposed to be the franchise player, and we’re in here talking about practice,” He proceed to say practice …14 times …”practice?” “We ain’t even talking about the actual game we are talking about practice” The way he played …let’s be honest A I didn’t need practice. The 11 time all-star won the league MVP in 2001 and won the all-star game MVP in 2001 and 2005. Iverson officially retired in 2013 with a 26.7 scoring average 3.7 rebounds per game and 6.2 assists per game. He was inducted in 2016 in the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday spotlights…The Answer …Allen Iverson.



Published by bklynboy59

Welcome to Smallthoughtsinasportsworld. We keep it fun and we keep interesting and informative. On Tuesdays we go back in time with Old School Tuesdays, on Thursdays we keep it fun by Smallthoughts Trivia Thursday and on Fridays is Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week and Smallthoughts:Rave of the Week and we also post the answer from Smallthoughts:Trivia Thursday. I am a lifelong New York Mets, Knicks and Jets and Giants fan. I root hard for my teams and have rooted for them even when it wasn't and in some cases still isn't easy. I enjoy talking sports, and on here I get to write about it as well. I have my thoughts hence Small thoughts, we will not always agree, but respectfully speak about what we feel. I invite your comments and feedback as well. You can also follow me on twitter @bklynboy59 and facebook Jerry bklynboy Small

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