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Allen Iverson
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Allen Iverson

In August 1997, the league's Rookie of the Year the previous season was arrested on drug and gun possession charges and later sentenced to probation and 100 hours of community service. Iverson was a passenger in a car that was caught going 93 mpg in a 65 mph zone. Police found a .45-caliber pistol on the floor in front of Iverson's seat.

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