The Iconic Soul of Allen Iverson

Posted in Blogroll on November 5th, 2013 by Michael Tillery

76ERS IVERSON REACTS TO FOUL CALL IN GAME WITH KNICKS

Be peace bro. Thanks for doing what you do…

It’s Friday night and the much hated Celtics are in town. This is the 2000-01 season and the Sixers are rolling. You’ve had these tickets for a while, yet somehow got stuck at work causing a short delay driving to the arena, but simply couldn’t miss the introductions and more importantly the tip-off.  You and your friends are rushing to the First Union Center from all points — whether it be the blue route, regional rail line, Broad Street bullying, coming in after being frustrated in traffic off 1-95 or having a few brews on South Street. You park and running up to the building, almost trip through the front door…shivering from the winter cold and just make it into your great seats and crack a smooth smile…excited to finally see Allen Iverson and his Sixers face the arch-rival Boston Celtics squad featuring Antione Walker and Paul Pierce. Because it’s Friday night, the arena is already loud and anticipating Sixers public address announcer Matt Cord to set it off: “A six…foot…guard from Georgetown…number threeee Allllllen Iverrrrrrrrsoooooon!”Yessssssss! These were the great ole days where the stars in The Answer’s eyes and the courage in his style simply made this evening shine that much greater…

The memories…

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