About that “Practice”: New Documentary "Iverson" Will Explain It All | STACK Gamer

About All That 'Practice': New Documentary 'Iverson' Explains It All

April 28, 2014

Must See Basketball Videos

Yesterday, the Tribeca Film Festival screened the world premier of Iverson, a documentary that takes an in-depth look at 11-time NBA All-Star Allen Iverson.

In the clip below, the Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade weighs in on Iverson, arguably the most popular Philadelphia 76er in history: “He’s an icon around the world . . .  one of the greatest who’s ever played professional sports,” says Wade.

The film explores Iverson’s path to the pros, his career-defining moments, his impact on the league and the league’s influence on his personal life.

In an interview with Tom Joyner of blackamericaweb, AI says the film addresses the media’s problematic perception of him—especially the big brouhaha over his comments on “practice.” AI recalls, “You know, they only played that sound bite, they didn’t play why I said it that many times and why I was so frustrated about it.”

The documentary tells the whole story from Iverson’s perspective. New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony adds, “He came in [to the league] his style, his way, [and] he ain’t care what nobody say.”

Topics: BASKETBALL | NEWS
Maddy Lucier
- As an associate editor for STACK, Maddy creates lifestyle, social media, gear and nutrition content for our audience of athletes. She played volleyball and basketball...
Maddy Lucier
- As an associate editor for STACK, Maddy creates lifestyle, social media, gear and nutrition content for our audience of athletes. She played volleyball and basketball...
More Cool Stuff You'll Like

The 5 Foods That Will Rule 2015

13 Awesome Female Athletes In Movies

Nike Basketball Releases 2014 Christmas Collection

The 14 Most Beastly Plays of 2014

Nike Basketball Officially Unveils the Nike Kyrie 1

Introducing the Football You Can Throw 100+ Yards

Predicting the Impact of DeMarco Murray's Hand Injury