Iverson starred in football and basketball in high school

Updated: January 22, 2009, 12:54 PM ET
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After 12 years in the NBA, Allen Iverson has been a Rookie of the Year, NBA Most Valuable Player and a nine-time All-Star selection.

Growing up in Hampton, Va., Iverson was a two-sport star at Bethel High School. As a junior, Iverson starred at quarterback for Bethel leading the team to a state championship.

Watch the highlights of Iverson playing quarterback courtesy of YouTube.

On the basketball courts, Iverson's story is well known. After starring at Georgetown, he was the No. 1 overall draft pick in the 1996 NBA Draft.

Watch Iverson's high school basketball highlights courtesy of YouTube.