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Timeline: Allen Iverson
July 11, 2002: Allen Iverson is charged with three felonies and six misdemeanors after allegedly storming an apartment with a gun.  
May 7-8, 2002: Iverson and Sixers head coach Larry Brown have dueling press conferences in which both attempt to dispel rumors of a split or an Iverson trade. 
April 2002: Misses a practice before Game 2 of the first round against Boston. Brown says missing practice affects Iverson's cardiovascular conditioning, but Iverson says he is fine. 
March/April 2002: Misses the end of the regular season with an injury, but returns in time for the playoffs. 
November 2001: Agreed to lifetime deal with Reebok, superseding 10-year, $50 million endorsement contract. 
October 2001: Rashan R. Langeford, Iverson's close friend and a groomsman at his wedding, is shot to death in Newport News, Va. Iverson wears a black armband with Langeford's nickname, "Ra," and taps it before every free throw. 
September 2001: Named America's best athlete by Time magazine. 
August 2001: Married Tawanna Turner, longtime fiancee and the mother of his two children, Tiaura and Allen II. 
May, June 2001: Named league MVP after averaging 31.1 points and 4.6 assists per game. Leads the Sixers to the NBA Finals, where they lose in five games to the Los Angeles Lakers
February 2001: Named the MVP of the All-Star Game with a 25-point, five-assist performance. 
March 16, 2000: Suspended for a game for missing practice, but it is a culmination of a number of events. 
October 2000: Reprimanded by NBA commissioner David Stern for violent references and derogatory lyrics directed toward gays and women in his unreleased rap CD. 
July 2000: Promised to have more of a business-like attitude following a season that saw him fined more than 50 times for being late to practice and suspended one game for missing a shootaround. 
February 2000: Makes his first All-Star appearance in the middle of a season in which he scores 28.4 points a game. 
April 2, 1999: Gets into a heated exchange with Brown after being benched. Brown says, "I'm the coach and I have the right to play a guy or not play a guy. I've got to find out who's ready to play and who wants to play. I think mature guys who care about their teams step up. I don't think we have that maturity yet." 
Jan. 26, 1999: Signs a six-year, $70.9 million extension with the Sixers. 
July 1998: Two of Iverson's friends in Virginia borrowed his car and were pulled over on drug charges. Iverson was not charged. 
March 1998: Publicly questions if Larry Brown is the coach for him. Brown says that Iverson must accept greater responsibility if he is to be an All-Star and sign a big contract. 
August 1997: Arrested and charged with drug and firearms possession after the car in which he is riding is stopped for speeding on Interstate 64 in New Kent County. He pleads no-contest to a misdemeanor firearms charge, and the drug charge is dropped. Under a plea bargain, he is placed on three years probation, required to undergo monthly drug testing, barred from owning a gun for two years and ordered to perform 100 hours of community service.  
May 1997: Selected NBA Rookie of the Year. 
May 1997: Testifies in Hampton Circuit Court on behalf a man he calls "Dad," but three-time felon Michael Andre Freeman is convicted of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. 
April 1997: Completes his first regular season, in which he averaged 23.5 points over 76 games. Scored 50 points against Cleveland on April 12. 
June 1996: Selected No. 1 overall in the NBA Draft by Philadelphia. 
1995-96: Averages 25 points a game and has 124 steals in his sophomore year, both Georgetown single-season records. Selected to All-America team after his sophomore season. 
July 1995: The state attorney general and a local prosecutor announce they will not seek reinstatement of the conviction or file other charges.  
June 1995: Virginia Court of Appeals reverses Iverson's conviction in the February 1993 incident at a Hampton, Va., bowling alley.  
October 1994: Georgetown suspends Iverson for accepting plane tickets from Nike in high school, but he is reinstated the next day by the NCAA because Iverson repaid the money as soon as he realized it was a violation. 
April 1994: Signs letter of intent with Georgetown. 
December 1993: Granted conditional clemency by then-Gov. L. Douglas Wilder and is released from a prison farm.  
August 1993: Convicted on three counts and sentenced to five years in prison. 
February 1993: Arrested and charged with maiming by mob after a brawl in a Hampton, Va., bowling alley.  
 

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

 


 
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