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  1. The Trey Burke strategy

    Henry Abbott

    Many call Trey Burke the draft's top-rated point guard. He talks about calling your own number, the meaning of Allen Iverson, his lifelong friend Jared Sullinger and what it's like to have your mom on Twitter....

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  2. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Bomani Jones tells of Allen Iverson on SBNation: "It felt like he caught hell for refusing to believe there was something wrong with who he was, how he dressed and how he wore his hair. It wasn't just a refusal to conform. It was a demand for his rig...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  3. Now ready to be a role player: Allen Iverson

    Henry Abbott

    In an emotional must-read talk with Tzvi Twersky of SLAM, Allen Iverson says he would do whatever it takes to get back into the NBA, and if that doesn't work he'll play somewhere else. Some snippets: On cornrows: "I had my cornrows; now you see p...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  4. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    A beautiful, must-watch video on the history of the crossover. Allen Iverson is fantastic talking about when he famously crossed up Michael Jordan: "The craziest thing about it is I hit him with my best move ... and he still almost blocked it. ... th...

    Blog | May 25, 2011
  5. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Terry Foster of The Detroit News: "Chauncey Billups scored 26 points during his third return to The Palace since being traded for Allen Iverson three years ago, including two big 3-pointers in the final minute to keep the Pistons at bay. But this tri...

    Blog | January 27, 2011
  6. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Drew Sharp of the Detroit Free Press: "Few will raise their voices if Richard Hamilton is traded. It won't trigger the volatile reaction of when Chauncey Billups was dealt for Allen Iverson in 2008. The Pistons were good then -- not 12-26 -- and far ...

    Blog | January 14, 2011
  7. Allen Iverson says he has lots of money

    Henry Abbott

    Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images The thinking has been that Allen Iverson is playing in Turkey because he's desperate for cash. Robert Huber of Philadelphia Magazine flew to Istanbul to spend some time with Allen Iverson: After practice, I follow him...

    Blog | January 03, 2011
  8. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Kate Fagan of The Philadelphia Inquirer: "On game night inside BJK Akatlar Arena -- home court of Allen Iverson's new team, the Besiktas Cola Turka Black Eagles -- the image of Iverson hysteria is pure and true, but the arena seats 3,200 in a city of...

    Blog | November 22, 2010
  9. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Phil Jasner of the Philadelphia Daily News: "It does not seem to matter that Allen Iverson is 35, that his best days are behind him, that he struggled last season in three games with the Memphis Grizzlies and 25 with the 76ers. All that matters is, A...

    Blog | November 09, 2010
  10. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    The Allen Iverson documentary "No Crossover" is called one of the best ever. Eddie Jordan's time with the Sixers, in a chart of oddities. Clark Matthews on Daily Thunder, getting his playoff game face on: "In a way, it is a perfect scenario. Any...

    Blog | April 15, 2010
  11. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Stephen A. Smith of The Philadelphia Inquirer: "It's been a difficult week, folks! I'll just put it out there. After revealing what's been heard for years about Allen Iverson's drinking and penchant for the casinos, I've received the kind of beatdown...

    Blog | March 15, 2010
  12. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Allen Iverson's wife files for divorce. That's a family under some stress, for sure. A little bad blood between Paul Pierce and Stephen Jackson. These kinds of comparisons can make you go crazy, but how about Evan Turner being part Brandon Roy an...

    Blog | March 04, 2010
  13. First Cup:Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Ford of The Philadelphia Inquirer: "Well, that was fun. The nonstop thrill ride that was Allen Iverson, Part II, came to an end yesterday when 76ers general manager Ed Stefanski announced that Iverson would miss the rest of this exciting NBA seas...

    Blog | March 03, 2010
  14. Allen Iverson, unemployable All-Star

    Henry Abbott

    David Dow/NBAE/Getty Images It's unclear if any team would offer Iverson -- voted an All-Star starter -- a minimum contract. Today the 76ers confirmed what has been whispered for some time: Allen Iverson won't be back in a Sixers uniform this seaso...

    Blog | March 02, 2010
  15. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    John Smallwood of the Philadelphia Daily News: "This is a delicate situation, because Allen Iverson is doing the right thing. Family is family, and if he feels he needs to be with his 4-year-old daughter, Messiah, during her ongoing illness, that's e...

    Blog | February 23, 2010
  16. Will Allen Iverson play again this season?

    Henry Abbott

    Allen Iverson has played just 25 games this year -- three for the Grizzlies and 22 for the Sixers. By just about every measure, he has had the worst performance of his 14 years in the League. How much of that is the effects of age, and how much is...

    Blog | February 22, 2010