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“Here are some things about Allen Iverson that I want you to know.”
Allen Iverson opened up about his life, career, and all-time favorites in a new long-form article.
The NBA Hall of Famer penned a piece in The Player’s Tribune Thursday (December 6th) titled, “Allen.”
In the piece, he lists his top five rappers of all-time as Biggie, Tupac, Andre 3000, Redman, and Jay-Z.
He ranked the 1995 film “Heat,” starringRobert De Niro as one of his favorite films of all-time, but his top five movies are “Casino,” “Hoodlum,” “Devil In A Blue Dress,” “Law-Abiding Citizen,” and “Troy.”
And as for his all-time NBA starting five (also excluding himself), Iverson listed Steph Curry, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, and Shaquille O’Neal.
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— The Players' Tribune (@PlayersTribune) December 6, 2018
And don’t forget, Iverson dabbled in rap himself. During the 2000 offseason, he recorded a single called “40 Bars” under his moniker, Jewelz.
Read Iverson’s full Players’ Tribune piece here.
Ivie is a Nigerian-American, native New Yorker, and journalist covering culture. Usually on-air, on deadline, and on point. @ivieani