Allen Iverson was a ruthless ankle breaker and a revolutionary cultural icon | The Class of ‘96

On this episode of The Class of ’96, Bomani Jones looks at the life and career of Allen Iverson. Iverson was the smallest player ever to be selected with the No. 1 overall NBA draft pick, but he left a massive imprint on the league. His scoring prowess, electrifying crossovers and fearlessness earned him a place in the Hall of Fame. And his unapologetic demeanor made him a cultural icon. Iverson never won a title, but fans will remember him as one of the most singular stars in NBA history.

0:00 The story of Allen Iverson
0:29 Iverson’s cultural impact
2:30 The beginning
5:21 Defining moment: Crossing over MJ
6:17 The prime years

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