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Allen Ezail Iverson (born June 7, 1975, in Hampton, Virginia) is an American professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association. As the first pick in the 1996 NBA Draft for the Philadelphia 76ers, Iverson became one of the most prolific scorers in NBA history, despite his small (6'0") stature. His career scoring average of 27.7 points per game is third all-time behind Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain. Iverson was also the 20002001 NBA Most Valuable Player and lead the 76ers to the NBA Finals that post-season.