Did Allen Iverson Really Say Steph Curry & Kyrie Irving Had Better Handles Than Him?

Published on May 14th, 2015 by Astramskas, David | 33,306 views


To promote the premiere of the IVERSON documentary, Showtime tweeted out this snippet which is sure to spark a few conversations.

on & – “Those guys are next level. I didn’t have the handle they do.” AI in his own words Saturday at 9p.”

Nothing against the insane handles of the MVP Chef or our favorite uncle, but Iverson was just being modest. He had just as much or better handles than those guys and Isiah Lord Thomas III, J Crossover, The Pistol and White Chocolate.

Past His Prime Iverson vs a Rookie Steph Curry

Flashback to 2009, when a rookie Stephen Curry had the opportunity to play against one of  his childhood heroes, Allen Iverson, during AI’s farewell season in the NBA.

Steph put up a nice stat line of 14 points, 4 boards, 4 assists and 4 steals but only hit 38% of his shots while turning the ball over 4 times and committing 5 fouls.  An under control Iverson finished the game with 20 points on 7 of 10 shooting.

Allen Iverson Top 100 Crossovers

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Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

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