This tattoo symbolizes how allen iverson was practical rather than hopeful as he used facts and reason in his perception of the world. Basketball hall of fame inductee allen iverson left hugs presenter and former coach john thompson during induction ceremonies at symphony hall friday sept.
The answer v pays homage to his humble origins from his high school days in hampton virginia.
Allen iverson symbol. Generally cross tattoos are the symbol of spirituality and religion. Iverson was an 11 time nba all star won the all star game mvp award in 2001 and 2005 and was the nba s most valuable. He played 14 seasons in the national basketball association nba at both the shooting guard and point guard positions.
Allen iverson was amazing on. The sound and fury of allen iverson s prime paul flannery beyond the iffy shot selection and the cultural implications of becoming the nba s resident superstar anarchist allen iverson made the. The answer v is a true og.
Reproduced from the 2001 original worn by allen iverson you know you need game to cop these. Before allen iverson moved mountains and challenged the conservative and culturally inhibitive framework of the nba he was the golden child of basketball and football growing up financially. Seeing him return to philadelphia to finish out his career is a beautiful symbol of the bond between player and fans.
In an interview allen was asked about his body tats to which he replied i got a cross of daggers knitted together that says only the strong survive because that s the one true thing i ve learned in this life 21. Born june 7 1975 nicknamed the answer and ai is an american former professional basketball player. Body art guru 23.
Since then there have been 2014 s iverson and 2016 s allen iverson. Winning 1996 1997 rookie of the year award. Ap photo elise amendola the associated press.
As the first pick in the 1996 nba draft for the philadelphia 76ers iverson became one of the most prolific scorers in nba history despite his small 6 0 stature. Old school vibes can be felt from the colorway. The trial of allen iverson was a hit espn 30 for 30 production in 2010.
The best known doc no crossover. 9 2016 in springfield mass. Allen ezail iverson born june 7 1975 in hampton virginia is an american professional basketball player for the detroit pistons of the national basketball association.
Allen ezail iverson ˈ aɪ v ər s ən.