During his junior year, Allen was able to lead both teams to Virginia state championships, as well as earning The Associated Press High School Player of the Year award in both sports.Allegedly, Iverson's crowd was raucous and had to be asked to quiet down several times, and eventually a shouting duel began with another group of youths.Iverson attended Bethel High School in Hampton, Virginia, and was a dual-sport athlete.He earned the Associated Press High School Player of the Year award in both football and basketball, and won the Division AAA Virginia state championship in both sports.Iverson represented the United States at the 2004 Summer Olympics, winning the bronze medal.He also played for the Denver Nuggets, Detroit Pistons, and the Memphis Grizzlies, before ending his NBA career with the 76ers during the 2009–10 season.
I rather have 'em say I hit a man with a chair, not no damn woman.
Iverson averaged 26.8 points (which led the league, earning his first scoring title) and was named to his first All NBA first team.
The Sixers finished the season at 28-22, earning Iverson his first trip to the playoffs.
After high school, Iverson attended Georgetown University for two years, where he set the school record for career scoring average (22.9 points per game) and won Big East Defensive Player of the Year awards both years.
Following two successful years at Georgetown, Iverson declared eligibility for the 1996 NBA draft, and was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the first overall pick.
Shortly thereafter, a huge fight erupted, pitting the white crowd against the black crowd.