Allen Iverson

  • Birth Name: Allen Ezail Iverson
  • Birth Place: Hampton, Virginia, United States
  • Profession: Professional basketball player

Fast Facts

  • Named Virginia AAA High-School Football Player of the Year in his junior year.
  • Received a full scholarship to Georgetown University, but left after only two years to turn pro.
  • First player selected in the 1996 NBA Draft; later named 1996 Rookie of the Year.
  • Shortest player to ever win the NBA MVP Award (in 2001).
  • Nicknamed A.I. and The Answer.
  • Released a rap album titled Slow Motion.
  • Co-captain of Team USA in the 2004 Olympics in Athens; the team won a bronze medal.
  • Retired from professional basketball in 2013.
  • Established A.I.'s Crossover Crew, a program that distributes Philadelphia 76ers tickets to local youth.


  • Tiaura Iverson — Daughter
  • Allen Iverson II — Son
  • Isaiah Rahsaan Iverson — Son
  • Ann Iverson — Mother
  • Dream Alijha Iverson — Daughter
  • Allen Broughton — Father
  • Tawanna Turner — Ex-wife
  • Messiah Lauren Iverson — Daughter


  • Attended Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States