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Hoop Dreams Filmmaker Steve James Tackles the Trial of Allen Iverson

Allen Iverson is one of the great athletes of our time. In high school, he led his team to state championships in basketball and football. He was the all-time scoring-average leader at Georgetown University. He's an 10-time NBA all-star, a four-time scoring champ and he won the league MVP in 2001.

But off the court, Iverson has been divisive. In fact, his involvement in a brawl years ago managed to divide his entire hometown of Hampton, Virginia. The story of that incident is told in the new film No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson by Steve James, the man behind the award-winning documentary Hoop Dreams. James recently laid out some of the similarities between Hoop Dreams and his latest project.

No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson premieres tomorrow night on ESPN.

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