Allen Iverson quote

"Life is short. Im gonna be happy with mine."

Allen Iverson

Born: June 7, 1975

Occupation: Basketball player

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One of the things you have to learn is that you don't have to have the ball all the time to be effective.

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I take everything I learned from the streets and put it in my NBA game.

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You have to go through good times and bad times to get where you're trying to go.

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You can put a murderer in a suit, and hes still a murderer.

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People try to start things with me because of who I am, and I know that means I have to stay away. Its definitely racial.

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I went through what I went through because God said go through it

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I just try to look into the mirror, and work on the things that I wasn't doing, and I made a promise to myself that after the season, I will look at the same mirror, and say that you did everything you...

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God chose Memphis as the place that I will continue my career.

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I'd rather have more heart than talent any day.

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I would rather win than have good sportsmanship.

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I believe in my heart I'm the best player in the world. I'm just a scorer. I try to put the ball in the basket for my team. I'm just confident in my ability to play ball.

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We talkin' bout practice?

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I had a lot of growing up to do. A lot of times, I learned the hard way.

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I believe that whatever we have, regardless of a trade being done or not, I feel we have a shot. I've just got to believe that we're going to be all right. I've got to just play basketball.

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When you are not practicing, someone else is getting better.

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This is the thing you dream about when you're a kid, even before getting into the league.

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Being an All-Star is everything.

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I don't care. I feel like if we don't make a trade, we have to get it done with what we've got.

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I don't want to just go to the playoffs, I don't want to go to the playoffs and win the first round, second round, and not win the whole thing because it's bittersweet.

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I owe all of this to the guys I've played with and all the coaches that have helped me get to where I'm at right now. I'm honored to be here.

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If I don't believe it, then they don't need me on the court. I've just got to believe that in my heart.

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Personally I just want to win a championship.

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This is like a tribute to them, the people who helped me to get here. The thing that makes me feel good about the whole thing is, the fans voted me here.

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