VIDEO: 76ers Honor Allen Iverson With Pregame Tribute
Allen Iverson was warmly welcomed with a standing ovation by Philadelphia 76ers‘ fans before the Sixers game Friday night, as he was celebrated for his recent selection as a member of the 2016 class to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
The 2000-2001 NBA MVP led the Sixers to the NBA Finals in 2001, and is without a doubt, one of the most revered athletes in Philadelphia sports history. The all-time Sixers great was emotional upon his return, and shared his love and appreciation for the Sixers fans after the game.
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Iverson will forever be considered as one of the greatest players to ever wear a Sixers jersey. The Answer will always be remembered as one of the best pound-for-pound athletes to ever step foot on a basketball court and will always be welcomed in Philadelphia with open arms.