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