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Allen Iverson Said He Never Wanted To Form A Superteam Because It Would Have Been "Too Easy" For Him: "I’m Playing With Four Other Pros, Man. That Is A Super Team."

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Allen Iverson is one of the greatest players of all time. In fact, you could argue that he's a top-5 NBA player never to win an NBA Championship but truth to be told, he's not to blame for it.

In fact, Iverson led the Philadelphia 76ers to the NBA Finals in 2000-01 despite not having the best supporting cast in the league. He was one of the most disruptive scorers and leaders in basketball, and every single star would have loved to have him on his team in his prime.

Even so, Iverson recently told Fat Joe that he would have never joined another couple of bonafide stars, as he thought it would've been too easy for him to compete that way:

"I mean, I look at it like how are all these dudes switching teams and sh*t like that (...) I love these young guys but I could never imagine, like, playing with Shaq or playing with Kobe. You know what I mean? like, I would feel like it would be too easy for me. And I always felt like 'i'm playing with four other pros, man. So that is a super team," Iverson said.

Modern basketball is just different. All-Stars are constantly joining forces to win a ring, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. At the end of the day, those Big 3s put on a huge show which is great for the league and fans. Competitiveness-wise, that doesn't seem to be the case.

Then again, it's incredible to think what could have the Lakers accomplished if they had Allen Iverson on their team. It just wouldn't be fair for the rest of the league.