Showtime’s documentary “Iverson” will premiere on Saturday, May 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The documentary will go beyond the 11-time NBA All-Star’s basketball career.
Matt Barnes sat down with Sports Illustrated last month and claims that Iverson was spending $30,000 – $40,000 “everytime” they went to a gentleman’s club, saying he showed him “how NBA players spend money in strip clubs.”
Via Sports Illustrated:
One early lesson came from Iverson, his teammate for half a season in Philadelphia. “Allen was the first guy that showed me how NBA players spend money in strip clubs,” Barnes says. “That guy went. HARD. He’d throw so much money, and this was when I was first in the league, that I used to take my foot and scoop the s— under my chair and either re-throw it or put some in my pocket. He’d throw $30,000, $40,000 every time we went. I’m like, ‘You realize what I can do with this money?’”
Iverson sat down with Josh Innes and Tony Bruno last Friday from the Innes and Bruno show on 610 WIP in Las Vegas.
AI: “I don’t know what Matt is talking about,” Iverson said with a laugh. “I was rich at 21, so ain’t no telling what I may have done, but I know I ain’t do that.”
Today is the 13th anniversary of Iverson’s practice rant: