Allen Iverson Clarifies His Thoughts On Practice More Than 14 Years After His Legendary Rant

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If there is one thing everyone in the world knows about Allen Iverson, it’s that he is no fan of practice.

Iverson, a recent Basketball Hall Of Fame inductee, did a press conference on Friday for a charity game he was hosting (decked out in a Chicago Bulls jersey and hat for some reason) and one brave questioner decided to ask him if his opinions on practice had changed at all over the last 14 years.

Unsurprisingly, A.I. once again delivered a hilarious response.

If you couldn’t make that out, Iverson said above the laughter in the room:

“Obviously you didn’t get it. Obviously you didn’t get it when I explained it, man. I thought I cleared that up. I didn’t think I’d ever get that question again. See, you might have not seen the documentary, so I’ll give you that. I’m just gonna hope you didn’t see it. You just heard me say I was the MVP. That’s the best player in the whole world. You think I can be the MVP without practicing? That’d be a bad motherf*cker”

A.I.’s practice rant (which he may or may not have been drunk for) is so legendary that nothing he ever says will top it. However, this one is still an all-time great response from The Answer. I mean, of course Iverson practiced plenty in his career and that’s how he got to the level he was at as one of the best players in his era. Still, you should know by now how Allen Iverson feels about that particular aspect of being an NBA player. Come on now.