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List of available content in Biography: Biography on Allen Iverson
· About Allen Iverson (About Allen Iverson)
· Background (The story of a boy in poverty destined to be a superstar.)
· College (The Wonder Years, The Georgetown Years.)
· 1996 NBA Draft (The dream comes true. Allen is drafted into the NBA.)
· 1996-97 Season (Rookie) (The Rookie game MVP and Rookie of the Year.)
· 1997-98 Season (A tough year for the struggling Sixers.)
· 1998-99 Season (Iverson and the Sixers continue to improve.)
· 1999-00 Season (Iverson posts big numbers and starts in All-Star Game.)
· 2000-01 Season (A season of accolades: All-Star MVP, League MVP, ...)
· 2001-02 Season
· 2002-03 Season
· 2003-04 Season
· Quick Facts

2002-03 Season


  • Seventh NBA season (Philadelphia)
  • named to the All-NBA Second Team
  • named to the U.S. Men's Senior National Team as announced by USA Basketball
  • played all 82 games for the first time in his career
  • ranked third in the NBA in points (27.6) and for the third-straight season, led the league in steals (2.74) and minutes per game (42.5)
  • had an NBA high 225 steals that broke the Sixers single-season steals mark of 212
  • shot 41.4 percent from the field, but struggled from three-point range at 84-303 (.277) after starting the season 0-19 from beyond the arc
  • had six double-doubles on the season, all in the last 15 games, including his first double-double of the season versus Atlanta (3/21) with 25 points and a season-high 12 assists
  • averaged 7.8 assists per game over the last 19 contests
  • led the team in assists in 15 of the last 19 including a season-high tying 12 assists against Chicago (4/2)
  • passed for seven or more assists in 27 games
  • led the team in scoring in 69 of the 82 games and scored 30 or more 36 times (25-11)
  • the Sixers were 4-1 when he scored 40 or more points
  • had scored 30-plus in five-straight games from March 3 to March 12
  • had the longest, active streak in the NBA for double-figure scoring (186 games from 11/24/00 to 3/18/03) end on March 20 when he was held to five points at Detroit (3/20)
  • before tying the second-lowest scoring output of his career with five points at Detroit (3/20), was averaging 32.1 points per game in eight games and shooting 48.2 percent from the field (93-193), while scoring 30 or more in seven of the eight games
  • scored 37 points, including his 13,000th career point against Detroit (4/8) and broke the Sixers single-season steals mark of 212 with his fourth quarter steal
  • scored a season-high 42 points at Orlando (3/31) to help the Sixers clinch a Playoff berth
  • scored his 12,000th career point against Boston on Jan. 20 and is the 11th fastest in NBA history (446 games) to hit that plateau
  • passed the 11,000-point plateau versus the Clippers (11/6)
  • played a season-high 52 minutes versus Chicago (2/12)
  • led the team in rebounding (seven) versus New Jersey (1/15) for the first time since Dec. 4, 2000, and followed that by grabbing a then season-high nine boards against Milwaukee (1/17)
  • led the team in rebounding for a second time at Miami (1/25) with seven rebounds
  • versus Detroit (1/8), fouled out of a game for the first time since Nov. 19, 1999 (225 games)
  • at Denver (3/2) fouled out for the second time in the season and just the 10th time in his career
  • versus Orlando (2/14), had 20 points, including the game-winning free throw with 2.9 seconds to play
  • his 22 points in the third quarter versus Indiana (1/6) was a Sixers floor record for a third quarter and the most since Dr. J's 21 points versus Houston on Nov. 21, 1981
  • tied not only his career-high with nine steals versus the Lakers (12/20), but also the Sixers record
  • had a streak of 43-consecutive games with a steal (2/2/02 to 12/7/02) stopped versus Seattle (12/11)
  • despite a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb and a small incomplete fracture suffered on the last play of regulation versus the Clippers (11/6) did not miss a game
  • was anticipated to miss two-to-four weeks with a right third finger fracture sustained in the morning practice session on Oct. 4 during training camp, but was cleared to practice on Oct. 9
  • named the Player of the Week for two-straight weeks, Dec. 2 and Nov. 25
  • it was the second time he had done so on back-to-back weeks (1/20/02 and 1/27/02)
  • received his third Player of the Week award of the season on March 17
  • in his fourth-straight All-Star appearance and start, led the East squad with 35 points in 41 minutes


  • in 12 games, averaged team-bests with 31.7 points and, a career-best, 7.4 assists per game
  • averaged 34.8 points per game in six games against New Orleans
  • recorded a playoff career-high and a franchise playoff record 55 points in Game 1 versus New Orleans (4/20), tying the sixth-best performance in NBA history
  • posted back-to-back double-doubles against Detroit (5/11) in Game 4 (36 points, 11 assists) and Game 3 (25 points, 11 assists) of the Eastern Conference Semifinals
  • became the first Sixer to have double-digit assists in back-to-back games since Johnny Dawkins did so in the 1990 Playoffs against Cleveland
  • played 53 minutes, a career-playoff high, in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against Detroit (5/16)
  • held to 14 points in Game 5 against Detroit (5/14), snapping a string of 22-straight playoff games with 20 or more points.

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