Allen Iverson Announces Retirement: I’ll Be A Sixer ‘Until The Day I Die’


| October 30, 2013 - 9:27 pm

Allen Iverson is officially hanging up his jersey. The former Philadelphia 76ers star, whose last season in the league was in 2009-10 with the Memphis Grizzlies for three games and 25 with the Sixers, announced his official retirement Wednesday (Oct. 29).

“I gave everything I had to basketball,” the 38-year-old said at the Wells Fargo Center. “The passion is still there but the desire to play is not. It was a great ride.”

He also showed love for the team that made him, saying that he will be a Sixer “until the day I die.” Watch the announcement above.