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Who did Ai lose to in the finals?
Lakers center Shaquille O’Neal was named the Most Valuable Player of the series. NBA MVP Allen Iverson scored 48 points in his only NBA Finals victory, as the 76ers took Game 1 107–101 in overtime, handing the Lakers their only loss of the playoffs….2001 NBA Finals.
What game did Iverson step over Lue?
In Game 1 of the 2001 NBA Finals, Allen Iverson crossed up Tyronn Lue and then famously stepped over Lue while leading the 76ers to a victory over the Lakers.
Is Allen Iverson a champion?
A four time scoring champion, winning the NBA scoring title during the 1998–99, 2000–01, 2001–02, and 2004–05 seasons, Iverson was one of the most prolific scorers in NBA history, despite his relatively small stature (listed at 6 feet, 0 inches, or 183 centimeters).
Who crossed up Allen Iverson?
Michael Jordan hasn’t forgiven Allen Iverson for crossing him over. During an interview with three-time Super Bowl champion and Pro Football Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe, Iverson said Jordan still isn’t over getting his ankles broken by him.
Who has won the most MVPs in NBA history?
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar won the award a record-setting six times in his career. Michael Jordan won the award five times in his career. Hakeem Olajuwon (right) is one of three players to win the NBA MVP and the NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award in the same season. LeBron James is a four-time NBA MVP.
What did Jordan say to Iverson?
During his rookie season, Allen Iverson crossed paths with Michael Jordan. MJ, however, wasn’t in the mood for pleasantries; instead, he greeted AI by calling him a “little b*itch.”
Who is the best Lakers player ever?
Kobe Bryant is the greatest Laker of all time. The Mamba has won five championships in Los Angeles and accumulated some serious hardware along the ride. He was the league’s Most Valuable Player in 2008, won NBA Finals MVP in 2009 and 2010, made 15 All-Star appearances and is the franchise’s all-time leading scorer.