NBA news: Allen Iverson fans will never forget about his infamous crossover against the great Michael Jordan. In fact, even MJ stans out there remember that moment well. It was a passing of the torch sort of moment which has definitely stuck with the Philadelphia 76ers icon through the years.
Unsurprisingly, the pair have had one or two conversations about that moment through the years. Apparently, MJ himself hasn’t forgotten about AI’s antics.
NBA News: Allen Iverson Spills on Infamous Crossover vs. Michael Jordan
Speaking with a group of friends and colleagues, Iverson recently revealed just how highly he thinks of the GOAT. He then told the tale about how Jordan himself brought up the infamous crossover as Iverson once heaped praise on MJ:
“I kept telling him how much I love him,” Iverson said. “… He was like, ‘Man, you don’t love me like that. Because if you did, you wouldn’t have crossed me.’ I felt bad but at the same time was like, ‘Mike, you was just a casualty at war.'”
“I kept telling him how much I love him… He was like, ‘Man, you don’t love me like that. Because if you did, you wouldn’t have crossed me.’ I felt bad but at the same time was like, ‘Mike, you was just a casualty at war.'”
Allen Iverson on Michael Jordan 😂
— ClutchPoints (@ClutchPoints) August 2, 2023
MJ wasn’t wrong. For those that haven’t seen that epic NBA moment, my question is, why? For those that have, there’s always an excuse to watch it again. This is one of those times, so here you go:
NBA News: When Giannis Antetokounmpo Crossed Paths With Allen Iverson
Allen Iverson had himself a full circle moment during his encounter with Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokunmpo. During their meeting, Giannis had some extremely high praise for the Sixers legend. According to Antetokounmpo, the reason why he started playing basketball was because of Iverson:
What an epic moment. From one generational superstar to another, Giannis expressed how much Iverson means to his career. In the same way that MJ influenced Iverson immensely, the same is the case for Antetokounmpo and his childhood idol, Allen Iverson. Legendary.
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