Allen Iverson Quotes

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When you are not practicing, someone else is getting better. 

-Allen Iverson

When you lose, there is a whole bunch of room for negativity and I don’t feed into this stuff and I do not do any talking. I don’t run my mouth.

-Allen Iverson

Everybody wants you to be perfect, but not themselves. 

-Allen Iverson

When you win, everything is everything. But when you lose, it’s all about Allen Iverson and Larry Brown. When we win, I know that I get the praise and Larry Brown gets the praise, but when we lose, it’s on me and Larry Brown. That’s something that I have to learn to accept and deal with.

-Allen Iverson

When you work hard, good things happen. 

-Allen Iverson

Man, I’m 31 years old and a husband with four kids; I hope I’m no thug. I hear all those negative things and don’t hear anything positive. I think that’s all those people feel… that way that’s all they hear about when you hear Allen Iverson did something negative or something.

-Allen Iverson

I don’t wanna be Jordan, I don’t wanna be Magic, I don’t wanna be Bird or Isiah, I don’t wanna be any of those guys… when my career’s over, I want to look in the mirror and say I did it my way. 

-Allen Iverson

Being an All-Star is everything.

-Allen Iverson

You can have all the talent in the world, but if you don’t have any heart, you’re going to struggle as a player, and if the team doesn’t have the heart, then the team is going to struggle.

-Allen Iverson

I gave everything I had to basketball. The passion is still there, but the desire to play is not. It was a great ride.

-Allen Iverson

I didn’t come into this league thinking I knew everything, the way some people think I did. I knew I had a lot to learn. I just wanted to learn it all right away.

-Allen Iverson

Personally I just want to win a championship.

-Allen Iverson

What I’ve learned late in my career is, regardless of whether you play well or not, if the team doesn’t win, it’s all for nothing.

-Allen Iverson

I don’t want to just go to the playoffs, I don’t want to go to the playoffs and win the first round, second round, and not win the whole thing because it’s bittersweet.

-Allen Iverson

I don’t want to be a point guard, or a two-guard, I want people to think of me as “creative”, I just want to create on the court.

-Allen Iverson

If I don’t believe it, then they don’t need me on the court. I’ve just got to believe that in my heart.

-Allen Iverson

If you love me, then love me. If you don’t, then believe what you hear and run with that.

-Allen Iverson

This is like a tribute to them, the people who helped me to get here. The thing that makes me feel good about the whole thing is, the fans voted me here.

-Allen Iverson

 

 

I don’t really care if I play well or play bad, it’s frustrating to lose the game. It doesn’t do any good if we play well and lose basketball games. 

-Allen Iverson

We should because when coaches get fired, the players have a lot to do with it.

-Allen Iverson

If your kid goes out and blows somebody’s head off because Allen Iverson has said he was going to blow somebody’s head off on wax, then you’re doing a bad job as a parent.

-Allen Iverson

They’re targeting guys who dress like me — guys who dress hip-hop. Put a murderer in a suit, and he’s still a murderer.

-Allen Iverson

If that many people recognize how hard I go every night and what I put into my game, to make myself and my team better, it means a lot to mean. I’m fortunate; I’m blessed to be in the situation that I’m in right now.

-Allen Iverson

Just because you put a guy in a tuxedo, it doesn’t mean he’s a good guy.

-Allen Iverson

I feel like if they want us to dress a certain way, they should pay for our clothes.

-Allen Iverson

I don’t care. I feel like if we don’t make a trade, we have to get it done with what we’ve got.

-Allen Iverson

I made a lot of mistakes, a lot of things I’m not proud of. But it’s only for other people to learn from.

-Allen Iverson

Once I stop being aggressive on the basketball court, I’ll be hurting my team more than helping them.

-Allen Iverson

Man, people have been waiting for me to fall off my whole career. From the first time I stepped on the court. It probably made people sick to their stomachs watching my whole career, watching the things that I’ve done in my career.

-Allen Iverson

These guys don’t have all the physical ability but they are able to win basketball games because they play the right way.

-Allen Iverson

In 2001 we didn’t have all the talent in the world, we just had me on offense and just a bunch of tough ass dudes, and a great coach in Larry Brown.

-Allen Iverson

 

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