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Allen Iverson reveals true feelings on infamous Tyronn Lue step-over from Sixers-Lakers Finals game

Allen Iverson, Tyronn Lue, Sixers, Lakers

In Game 1 of the 2001 NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Hall of Famer Allen Iverson crossed over Lakers point guard Tyronn Lue, hit a jump shot, and then stepped over Lue right in front of the Lakers’ bench.

It is one of the most iconic plays in NBA history and has even been made into a T-shirt.

However, did you know that Iverson isn’t a fan of his step-over on Lue? The NBA legend recently talked about the play with Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson on All The Smoke.

This is pretty interesting. Tyronn Lue was a good defender during his playing days, but no one was slowing down Allen Iverson during his prime years with the Sixers.

While Iverson and the Sixers won Game 1 of the 2001 NBA Finals at Staples Center, the Lakers wound up winning the series in five games, with Shaquille O’Neal taking home Finals MVP.

Iverson, one of the best players in NBA history and an icon to African American players, won the 2001 regular-season MVP Award.

A.I. never got back to the NBA Finals after the 2001 loss. It’s unfortunate he wasn’t able to win a title during his Hall of Fame career. However, no one will ever forget Iverson’s impact on the game, both on and off the court.

The 1997 NBA Rookie of the Year, Iverson averaged 26.7 points, 3.7 rebounds and 6.2 assists during his playing career. It’s safe to say there will never be another Allen Iverson in the league.

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