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Iverson proves worthy of MVP award

Updated: December 27, 2006, 3:23 PM ET
By Mike Sielski | Special to ESPN.com

Signature Game

May 16, 2001 - Before Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, NBA Commissioner David Stern presented Allen Iverson with the Most Valuable Player trophy. Iverson then showed why he won it.

Setting a 76ers playoff record with eight three-pointers, Iverson scored 52 points in a 121-88 victory over the Toronto Raptors at the First Union Center that gave the Sixers a 3-2 lead in the series. Shooting mostly jumpers, he hit 21-of-32 field-goal attempts and took ...

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