Allen Iverson and Tyronn Lue had their battles over the course of their careers. Obviously everyone remembers the infamous step-over by A.I. after draining a jumper clinching game 1 of the 2001 NBA Finals as Lue laid helpless on the floor. “The Answer” even shouted him out during his emotional hall-of-fame speech, telling a funny story about how he teased the Cavalier coach, saying the only reason he got paid the following season was for “running around after me.”
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TMZ Sports caught up with Lue at an airport to get a statement regarding the relationship A.I and the ex-Laker share, saying they’re like “brothers” now. Lue even went as far as to say, “he could come coach with me” when asked if the 76er legend would make a good coach in the NBA.
Check out the entire interaction below.