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It is one thing to dream of playing against your idol but it is a completely different ball game in real life too when your idol is Michael Jordan. However Allen Iverson not only faced Jordan he is responsible for one of his most embarrassing moments. But Iverson never brags about it and even credits MJ for almost blocking his shot. “how great he is he still almost blocked it, and I got him good.”

Talking to the Knuckleheads podcast hosted by Quentin Richardson and Darius Miles about the moment against Jordan. Iverson said he didn’t remember the moment after the game but he remembers telling his friends and family that he might try the move against Jordan. “ If he ever guarded me that I was going to try my move on the greatest player to ever play.

Bubba Chuck knew he had to calm his nerves and be confident when going against MJ. He just wanted to do it like any other time and not get caught in the moment. Iverson even claims that he has caught millions of people in that move but they have been way worse than Jordan. Ultimately, he knew what it actually meant to pull off the move against his idol. “But it’s him you know what I mean so that’s that’s the big that’s the big deal it.

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AI also called the moment bittersweet because the 76ers lost to the Bulls. Later he also recalled the time meeting His Airness in his suite in Charlotte. And Iverson couldn’t stop praising his GOAT and his friend had to intervene. But Iverson said “I just can’t help it I love this dude” to which Jordan’s reply was, “Man you don’t love me cuz you wouldn’t have crossed me up like that.

Allen Iverson shared his greatest feeling moment

Talking about the time when he was honored in the top 75, “This the greatest feeling that I had.” Talking about the older legendary guys also wanted to meet him and praise him and others. This was a flattering moment, according to Iverson, but there was there is also something else that remains unforgetful.

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It was when Jordan showed up at the joint and the rest of the 74 players reaction told the story. Iverson said ” I remember the reaction from them like I was looking at it like yo this man is the man for real.”

The guard also spoke about how tiring the debate between Jordan and LeBron James is. The Philadelphia 76ers legend believes MJ is the GOAT and there is no doubt it. Even though he loves LeBron James and agrees that he could be on Mount Rushmore. But the top spot will remain with Michael Jordan. Just like his idol!