Allen Iverson is one of the best pound-for-pound players to ever suit up in the NBA. Despite standing just 6-foot, 165-pounds, “The Answer” was never one to shy away from contact in the lane and he went on to become an eventual Hall of Famer, NBA MVP, and Olympic medalist. And you may have heard him muse about the idea of practice a few times. Iverson also transcended the sport of basketball, becoming the face of Reebok and keeping the hip-hop culture engrained in the NBA.
How much has Iverson earned throughout his career? Let’s take a look.
Allen Iverson Net Worth As Of 2018: $1 Million
Iverson currently has an estimated net worth of $1 million, according to online reports. There had been rumblings following his 14-year NBA career that Iverson was broke, but that is virtually impossible thanks to a brilliant deal he struck with Reebok during his playing days. Iverson signed a lifetime contract with Reebok that pays him $1 million a year, with a lump sum of $32 million coming his way on his 55th birthday. Throughout his NBA career, his salary totaled $155 million.
About Allen Iverson
Allen Iverson was born June 7, 1975 in Hampton, Virginia. Iverson was a standout dual-sport athlete at Bethel High School, earning AP High School Player of the Year honors in football and basketball, while also leading his school to the state championship in both sports. Iverson ran into some legal issues during his high school career after a huge fight broke out at a local bowling alley, but ultimately landed at Georgetown for his two-year college career. Iverson won Big East Rookie of the Year and was a consensus first-team All-American.
In the NBA, Iverson continued to excel on the court. Iverson earned the NBA Rookie of the Year award and won the NBA Rookie Challenge MVP during his first year with the Philadelphia 76ers, before going on to 11 NBA All-Star Games. Iverson was the NBA MVP in 2001, a four-time NBA scoring champion, three-time NBA steals leader, and a three-time member of the All-NBA First Team. Iverson was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Outside of the NBA, Iverson won bronze with the USA basketball team in the 2004 Athens Olympics and gold at the 2003 FIBA Americas Championship in San Juan.