2. 2001 NBA PLAYOFFS
Similar to the regular season, the playoffs belonged to AI. After getting past his longtime rival, the Indiana Pacers, in the first round, Iverson had a scoring duel with Vince Carter and the Toronto Raptors.
The series went seven games and the battle between Vince and AI lived up to the hype – Iverson ended up averaging 33.7 points for the series, including a 54-point game in Game 2 and scoring 52 in Game 5.
In the Eastern Conference Finals against the Milwaukee Bucks’ Big 3 of Ray Allen, Sam Cassell and Glen Robinson, AI delivered another knockout punch as the Sixers prevailed in seven games. Iverson playing through a myriad of injuries, and dropped 46 points in a Game 6 loss and 44 in Game 7.