Remember the time Allen Iverson crossed over Michael Jordan? Uh, yeah. Obviously you do. Who could forget this?
Believe it or not, it’s been 20 years since AI got the better of MJ. Monday was actually the 20th anniversary of the legendary crossover. And to celebrate it, ESPN's Jemele Hill and Michael Smith invited AI to be a guest on SC6 to talk about the move he put on Mike.
They started things off by asking AI whether he considers that crossover or the step he took over Tyronn Lue to be his most memorable move. And after AI picked the crossover, he took things a step further by explaining that MJ is still pretty salty about taking an L to AI during his rookie season. AI said he spoke with him recently, and apparently, MJ brought up the move during their discussion.
"I live in Charlotte, so I went to a Charlotte [Hornets] game," AI explained. "[Jordan] was in the back, so we was talking and I was telling him how much I loved him and admired him and telling him how much he was my hero. And he was like, 'Well, I couldn’t have been a hero to you if you crossed me like that.'"
You can hear AI talk about the crossover on SC6 here:
You can also go back and read about the historic move here. Can you believe it’s been 20 years already?!