Allen Iverson Biography

Updated On Jul 24, 2019 Published On Jun 09, 2016
Facts of Allen Iverson
Date of Birth: 1975 , June-7
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
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Allen Iverson also known as The Answer is a former American basketball player who played 14 seasons in NBA. He is best known for being the NBA All-Star for 11 times and for being NBA' MVP in 2001. As a basketball player, he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in the year 2016.

Early life

Allen Iverson was born in the year 1975 on 7th of June and this makes his age 40 at this time. He was born in a place called Hampton which lies in Virginia of the United States of America. 

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He was a professional basketball player and his career has been on to watch for sure. He is already retired now but he is serving the game by one means to another.

He belongs to the nationality American and it is quite obvious as he was born in America. His ethnicity is black according to some major sources. 

Career

Allen Iverson started his career with Philadelphia 76ers in 1996. he stayed in the team until 2006.

He then moved to Denver Nuggets and remained in the team till 2008 until finally moving to Denver Pistons.

Allen played for Pistons until 2009. During that time he also played for Memphis Grizzlies.

Personal life

His personal life has however not been as perfect as him and his career. He was dating his girlfriend Tawanna Turner before the couple tied the knot in the year 2001 and got married.

His relationship went flat with his spouse after some time though. Their affair was one of the hottest topics at that time though.

The couple has already gone through a divorce as they finalized it in the year 2013.

He is an extremely tall man as he has a gigantic height of 6 feet which is around 1.83 meters.

Net Worth

Allen Iverson always used to get a whooping salary and some sources suggest it was 1 million at least per year. His net worth according to some sources is a staggering $32 million dollars from the statistics of the year 2016.

Allen Iverson facts on timeline

Born in Virginia

June 7 , 1975

Allen Iverson was born in the year 1975 on 7th of June and this makes his age 40 at this time. He was born in a place called Hampton which lies in Virginia of United States of America. He was a professional basketball player and his career has been on to watch for sure.

Net worth calculated in 2016

2016

Allen Iverson always used to get a whooping salary and some sources suggest it was 1 million at least per year. His net worth according to some sources is a staggering 32 million dollars from the statistics of the year 2016.

Got Married

2001

His personal life has however not been as perfect as him and his career. Allen Iverson was dating his girlfriend Tawanna Turner before the couple tied the knot in the year 2001 and got married. Their affair was one of the hottest topics at that time though.

Went through divorce

2013

The couple has already gone through divorce as they finalized it in the year 2013. This decision was very harsh on them and especially on his children. Allen Iverson has been a responsible father though but things are not same as they used to be before.

 

 

Ended his career

2013

His career is one to watch. Allen Iverson was a nightmare for his opponents and he could turn any game on his own in his playing days. He decided to get retire in the year 2013 and it was a sad day for all basketball lovers.

 

Drafted to NBA

1996

Every basketball players dream is to play in NBA and his dream came true in the year 1996 after enjoying some great college basketball days. Allen Iverson did wonders in his playing days and he will always be remembered for that.

 

Went away from Philadelphia 76ers

2006

Philadelphia 76ers is a great team and probably one of the best ever team to play the game of basketball. Allen Iverson joined this team back in the year 1996 and enjoyed a long term with the team with great achievements.

 

Joined Denver Nuggets

2006

After moving from Philadelphia 76ers he joined another huge team called Denver Nuggets. Allen Iverson stayed there for only 2 years but he was able to leave a mark. He was a vital player for the team always.

 

Named as NBA All-Star Game MVP

2001

This was a huge year for him and there was no stopping him at all. Allen Iverson was named as NBA All-Star Game MVP this year and he won it back again in the year 2005. These were his peak years in the game.

 

Named as NBA steals leader

2001

Allen Iverson was always a very vital man for the team and when it came to great interceptions and steals there was no one better than him. He got this tag three year in a row from the year 2001 to the year 2003.