Allen Iversons Olympic Selection Essay

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Allen Iversons Olympic Selection

Olympic Iverson
April 2003 Word Count: 574


Allen Iverson has continued to plague us with the same thought during this 2002-03
Philadelphia 76ers season, "Why isn't he under consideration to be an Olympian?"

Iverson, seemingly a man on a mission, continues to show us why he should receive an
invitation to participate on the 2004 U.S. Men's Olympic Basketball team. Night in and
night out he shows us why he is Allen Iverson, "The Answer."

Now Iverson can add another nickname to his acclaim, "Allen Iverson the Olympian."
With three games left in season Iverson finally got his wish.
This past Thursday, Iverson, 27, was told he would receive an invitation to play. The team
will be coached by the 76ers' and Iverson's head coach Larry Brown and the summer games
will take place in Athens, Greece starting August 14, 2004.

Upon after word of his invitation, Iverson said, "It's just a great feeling to be able to
represent (the) USA. It's an honor and it's something that I will cherish for the rest of
my life."

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