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Ten Years Ago Today: Allen Iverson’s ‘Talkin’ About Practice’ Press Conference

Philadelphia 76ers Allen Iverson addresses reporte

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By Spike Eskin

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Sixers are having their most success in the playoffs since the Allen Iverson led team in 2000-’01 went to the Finals against the Lakers.

Ten years ago today, on May 7th, 2002, Allen Iverson spoke in the most famous press conference in Sixers history. Offended that he had to field so many questions about missing practice, Iverson went off.

“We sittin’ here, I’m supposed to be a franchise player, and we’re in here talkin’ about practice.” Hard to believe it’s been ten years.

Here’s his rant:

And a fun remix by Steve Porter:

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