Allen Iverson's quiet NBA exit obscures intensity of his career

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Allen Iverson scored 24,368 points over the course of 14 seasons in the NBA, 12 with the Sixers.

Allen Iverson scored 24,368 points over the course of 14 seasons in the NBA, 12 with the Sixers.

Off goes Allen Iverson, off into the unknown. At the end of the first quarter of Philadelphia's game against Miami Wednesday night, a montage of Iverson's greatest moments flashed on the JumboTron and he was introduced to a deafening cheer. There will always be what-ifs with Iverson -- what if he worked harder on his game, what if he had lived a quieter life -- but one thing is certain: There will never be another like him.