In August, Isaiah Thomas was in Philadelphia to rub elbows with former 76ers guard Allen Iverson at the Hall of Famer’s celebrity summer gala. Clutching a prized autographed jersey, Thomas paced his hotel room reciting Iverson’s career stats with the Philadelphia 76ers —...
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The basketball god know as Allen Iverson is a important part of my literacy history in developing my basketball IQ. At the time I didn’t own a computer so the only way to see the NBA stats were to get a paper. Health class was my last period and the teacher always bought a paper to read the health section. A group of us would take the sports section and read what the stats were. Form there I learned what ppg (points per game), rpg (rebounds per game) and apg (assist per game) all meant.
Congrats to all of the new Hall of Fame inductees.And here's the full list of 2016 inductees: Zelmo Beaty, player Darrell Garretson, referee Allen Iverson, player Tom Izzo, coach John McLendon, coach Yao Ming, player Shaquille O'Neal, player Cumberland Posey, player Jerry Reinsdorf, owner Sheryl Swoopes, player