Allen Iverson is a retired American Basketball player and played at both the Shooting Guard and Point Guard position. Allen, nicknamed The Answer, was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2016.
Iverson started his college career with Georgetown in 1994 and won the Big East Rookie of the Year, in his rookie season. In 1996, Allen Iverson entered the NBA draft and was selected first overall by the Philadelphia 76ers. In his rookie season, The Answer averaged 23.5 ppg, 7.5 apg and 2.1 spg and won NBA Rookie of the Year. In 2000-01 season, Iverson led the Sixers to their first NBA Finals since 1983, winning the NBA MVP award in the process. Despite having a good series, Iverson was unable to prevent Lakers from winning the series. After spending five more seasons at Philadelphia, Allen Iverson joined the Denver Nuggets in 2006 and later had brief stints at Detroit Pistons and Memphis Grizzlies before returning to the Sixers in 2009. Allen Iverson announced his retirement in October, 2013.