The Ups and Downs of Allen Iverson

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The point guard took the Rookie of the Year title in 1996, averaging 23.5 points per game, and continued to advance the team's win-loss record over subsequent seasons. Prior to the 2000-2001 season, Iverson inked a six-year, $70 million contract extension with the team. However his persistent run-ins with coach Larry Brown made as many headlines as Iverson's prowess on the court.

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