As an underprivileged youth growing up in the inner city, LeBron said he viewed Iverson as “the god.”
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) June 26, 2017
Via Sports Illustrated:
“He represented what black kids were all about, and he resonated with every inner-city kid in the world who had a struggle.
“Michael Jordan inspired me, and I looked up to him, but he was out of this world. A.I. was really the god.”