Allen Iverson was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in 1996 and spent the majority of his NBA career with the team whom he became a star and household name playing for. The four-time NBA scoring champion ranks second in Sixers history in points (19,931), first in three-pointers made (885), third in assists (4,385), and second in steals (1,644). Iverson also led the team to its last Eastern Conference title and captured the league’s MVP Award in 2001.
Saturday, the 11-time All-Star was back in Philadelphia for a special night at Wells Fargo Center.
— Philadelphia 76ers (@Sixers) March 29, 2013
You can make a pretty good case for Allen Iverson being the most beloved athlete ever to play in Philadelphia. It’s evident anytime he returns.