Allen Iverson famously railed against practice when he was a 76er, and at his first press conference as a Detroit Piston, he was able to laugh at himself when team president Joe Dumars teased him about it.
I don’t know why AI got such a bad rap and was labeled a thug — I think he always comes off as good-natured in the interviews I see him do. Maybe it’s because he has cornrows. And lots of tattoos. And a criminal record. Okay, but STILL. He seems so nice.