How much is Allen Iverson worth? $1 Million
How did Allen Iverson earn his money and wealth?
Allen Iverson, real name Allen Ezail Iverson, was born on 7 June 1975 in Hampton, Virginia to a single mother Ann Iverson, who was just 15 years old. He went to Bethel High School and started to play as a quarterback in his school football team, while also playing as a kick returner, running back as well as defensive back. Later, Allen also started playing as a point guard for his school basketball team. While he was in his junior year, he led both, the football and the basketball teams to the Virginia state championships. Allen, later on, went to Richard Milburn School where Georgetown University Coach, John Thompson observed his talent and offered a full-time scholarship to Adams to the Georgetown Hoyas basketball team. He excelled in basketball during this period, winning many awards and popularity.
Allen Iverson is an American former professional basketball player.
After earning success at Georgetown, Allen was later selected for the NBA draft by the Philadelphia 76ers in the year 1996. Allen was given the title as the NBA Rookie of the Year in the 1996–97 season. Later, Allen won the NBA Scoring title during his 79ers 1998-99, 2000-01, 2001-02, and 2004-05 seasons and was known as one of the best scorers in league history, despite his relatively small size listed as 6 feet, 0 inches.
Allen’s regular season scoring averaged at 26.7 points in each of the game which let him earn the seventh all-time rank while later, his playoff career scoring averaged at 29.7 points in each of the game made him earn the second position after Michael Jordan. He was also honored as NBA’s Most Valuable Player of the 2000-01 season and he is the reason why his team reached the 2001 NBA Finals in the same season. Allen represented the US at the 2004 Summer Olympics and returned back winning the bronze medal.
Later on in his career, Allen played for teams such as Denver Nuggets, Detroit Pistons as well as the Memphis Grizzlies. He made a comeback to the Philadelphia 76ers in the year 2009 but in the following year, he ended his NBA career during the 2009-10 season citing health issues of his daughter as one of the main reasons behind the decision. Allen was rated as the fifth-greatest shooting guard in the NBA of all time by ESPN network in the year 2008. Later, in October 2011, Allen signed a 2 year deal with the Turkish Basketball League, Besiktas but played just 10 games for the league and finished his basketball career after that. Later, during the inaugural season of the BIG3, Allen made a comeback as a player-coach for 3’s Company.
What are the highest grossing earnings of Allen Iverson?
- Salary from Detroit Pistons (2008): $20,840,000
- Salary from Denver Nuggets (2007): $19,010,000
- Salary from Denver Nuggets (2006): $17,100,000
- Worth of the contract Allen Iverson signed with Besiktas (2010): $4,000,000
- Worth of the contract Allen Iverson signed with Memphis Grizzlies (2009): $3,000,000
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