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Allen Iverson Quotes

Allen Iverson
It was a great feeling (to sit out) because I didn't feel good at all, ... I was telling Coach when I was getting ready to go back in that I wasn't feeling that well and he just told me to come back, and fortunately everything worked out fine. I just didn't feel good. I was dizzy out there the whole game. Once I stopped playing at halftime and came back in, I just never felt right. I think I'm coming down with something.
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#Coach

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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. It sends a bad message to kids.
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#Dress

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They're targeting guys who dress like me, guys who dress hip-hop,
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#Dress

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I had a lot of growing up to do. A lot of times, I learned the hard way.
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#American Athlete Quotes #Growing Up

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Just getting back into the game and making it a game is all heart. It feels bad, though, because we don't give that effort in the beginning and then we start showing the heart when we're about to get blown out. You have to play like that in the beginning and get stronger as the game goes on.
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#Heart

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This is what you want. You want the big contract, and you want the people to show how much they want you. That's what Billy did today with those guys. He accepted them. It's important, because have some chemistry with each other. Sam and Kyle, they're starters on the team. I like the look of our team, and I like the direction we're heading. I'm just looking forward to trying to win a championship with them.
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#People

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It was a great feeling, man. My first time being here, people embracing me the way they were. It's something I'm going to cherish ... It kind of made me more nervous, just wanting to give them a good show.
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#Man

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You can put a murderer in a suit, and he's still a murderer.
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#Murderer

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I guess it's just having time to play with each other and learning each other, just finding out how he wants to play and vice versa. He told me coming into the season that he wasn't doing his job if I didn't average four or five more points than I had been, and he was right because I am. ... We work together. We find out what plays we want to run. When we call plays for him, he tells me things he can do to get me an easy basket. And when a play is called for me, I let him know, if they take certain things away from me, what I can get for him. So it's just having some chemistry, being together and having a coach that understands that both of us need the ball and understands how both of us want to play.
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#Learning

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I'm as disappointed as everybody else on my team. We wanted to go into the holidays with a win. We'll have to get this one out of our system and come back to work.
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#Holidays

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I told him before the play that if both men went to me, to go to the basket and get a good shot. Things didn't go the way we wanted tonight.
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#Men

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We have to get it done, that's no excuse.
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#Excuse

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We're not playing defense,
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#Defense

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We're just happy, ... We wanted to win this game so bad. I've got to take my hat off to my teammates. They played big. They really picked me up tonight.
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#Game

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I don't have a problem with it. I'll do it for the rest of the season.
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#Rest

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You play 82 games, and it's unheard of that you win every game, but this is one we should have had,
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#Games

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That's something we expect from Dre every night, ... We know he has the ability to shut people down.
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#Ability

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I feel like if they want us to dress a certain way, they should pay for our clothes. It's just tough, man, knowing that all of a sudden you have to have a dress code out of nowhere. I don't think that's going to help the image of the league at all. ... It kind of makes it fake. The whole thing is fake.
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#Clothes

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

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We aren't playing defense and we aren't rebounding the basketball. This has gotten off to a bad start, but we have to find a way to turn it around.
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#Basketball

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They're a good team, but it means more because we won the game. It didn't really matter what team came in here tonight, (we) just had to win the game. We had to get off the (streak). Regardless of who it was, we just had to win the basketball game.
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#Game

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He took advantage of his opportunities. He just got himself involved. He played a great game.
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#Advantage

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When they start talking about suspending me and hurting what we're trying to do here as a basketball team, then I don't have (a) choice but to abide by it,
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#Basketball

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[Iverson got a huge ovation from the nearly sold-out crowd of 17,551 on Wednesday, many wearing Iverson's No. 3 jersey and screaming as loud as they could when his name was called for pre-game introductions.] It was a great feeling, man, ... My first time being here, people embracing me the way they were. It's something I'm going to cherish ... It kind of made me more nervous, just wanting to give them a good show.
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#Crowd

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I was like a kid in a candy store. It felt like the first game of the season because I was excited to be back.
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#Candy

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We don't have an identity as far as how we play on the defensive end. We always score, so it's obvious our problem is in other areas.
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#Identity

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keep his head up, that it would all work out.
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#Work

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His spirit was up, but I don’t know how much it could be. It was just rough, because I love him as a person and a teammate. I just hope he does what’s best for him.
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#Spirit

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I think I'm getting better as a basketball player.
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#Basketball