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Allen Iverson Rolled Into Philly For Number Retirement Wearing Yankees Hat

The Philadelphia 76ers are retiring Allen Iverson’s jersey number at halftime of their game against the Washington Wizards at the Wells Fargo Center in Philly on Saturday night (7:30 p.m. ET).

If it seems like the franchise has honored Iverson about a zillion times since the former league MVP’s last NBA game in 2010, it has. How the hell else do you get fans excited to see a team that didn’t win a game in February?

Iverson returned to the city that loves him on Thursday wearing a sharp New York Yankees’ hat. That’s not a new look for Iverson, but we assumed he might stay faithful to Philly this weekend. Guess not.

Filmmakers who shot a documentary about Iverson were also in the city. They held a private screening of the movie earlier in the day at the Ritz at the Bourse theater.

Fans attending the Sixers-Wizards game in Philly on Saturday will also see a special treat:

On the concourse outside of Section 119, fans can watch hair clipping artist Kenny “The Professional” Duncan cut Iverson’s likeness into the hair of a fan starting at 6:30 p.m.

No chance that fan is wearing a Yankees hat.

Photo: @bigscottcamden

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