Former Golden State Warriors forward Al Harrington was able to convince Allen Iverson to smoke weed again while they were trying to come up with new strain under the Philadelphia 76ers legend’s name.

Allen Iverson has linked-up with fellow former NBA player Al Harrington in the release of his own weed strain “Iverson 96.” While the idea itself was already interesting, the story behind it was even more worth-hearing.

Recalling how they pulled it off, Harrington revealed that there was a lot of “pressure” as Iverson had actually stopped smoking weed. However, he knew that there was no way they were doing it without smoking.

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Iverson then offered Harrington a deal–the new strain should “taste like Dom Perignon.”

Fortunately for Harrington, he and his partners managed to make the weed taste like champagne and the rest is history.

“One thing about Allen [Iverson] is that he used to smoke back in the day and then he stopped,” Harrington revealed via “No Chill with Gilbert Arenas.” “I was telling him like ‘bro if we do this, you’re gonna have to smoke. He said to me ‘If you make weed tastes like Dom Perignon, I’ll smoke it.’ so that’s what we took and I ran with it.”

“I was serious about it and what we did was we were able to find the genetic you know with a company that we’re working with that is a great stomp across with secret cushmits that literally when you first light it up it tastes like you’re sipping champagne,” he continued.