Final Answer: Allen Iverson retires as one of the greatest.

November 25th, 2009 by Dwyane Montell Leave a reply »
It is official. One of the NBA's greatest players and scorers ever has retired.

Allen Iverson told Stephen A. Smith of ESPN today that he is retiring from the NBA. Forget the unfair ending he went through, but let's look back this legendary career.

He was a 6-foot-tall but was a beast on the court . Iverson will probably go down as one of the 25 greatest players ever. He accomplished so many great things in the NBA, things that guys like Carmelo and LeBron only dream about.

It all started in the summer of 1996 when the Philadelphia Sixers drafted Iverson out of Georgetown University with the first overall pick.

Iverson's accomplishments:

-1996 Rookie of the year.
- An amazing 24,020 career points, 5,522 career points and 1965 steals.
- Amazing Career averages of 27.1 ppg (5th all-time) and 6.2 apg along with 2.2 spg.
- 30 ppg in the playoffs for his career (2nd all-time next to Michael Jordan).
- 1996 Rookie of the year.
- Three time NBA steals leader.
- Four time NBA scoring champion!.
- 10 time NBA All-star
- Two time NBA All-star game MVP
- 2001 lead one of the least talented teams in ...

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