On Monday, it was revealed that Allen Iverson was inducted to the NBA Hall of Fame. His prolific career stems back to 1996 when he was drafted by the hapless 76ers. A.I. was handed the keys to the franchise and quickly accelerated to the apex of basketball because of his play. Nobody had an answer for The Answer. Yeah, he wasn’t polished or clean cut like a la Grant Hill, but his vulnerabilities and flaws were accepted by those who understood his plight. His game and attitude resonated with us because we knew his pain. We knew Allen Iverson was something great and universal.
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