An emotional Allen Iverson announces his retirement at a press conference Wednesday at the Wells Fargo Center. 10/30/13
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Julius Erving shares his thoughts on Michael Jordan turning 50-years-old with Dei Lynam, saying he and MJ are a lot alike. 2/16/13
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