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Sixers' Iverson to pay for funeral of gunshot victim

Updated: November 17, 2006, 1:11 AM ET
Associated Press

SEATTLE -- Allen Iverson will pay for the funeral of a man who died three years after he was shot in southwest Philadelphia because he refused to hand over his Iverson jersey to a group of teens.

Iverson says he's tired of reading about murders in Philadelphia and wanted to do something.

"I don't think one guy can do what needs to be done, but I think one guy can help," Iverson said before Wednesday night's game in Seattle. "I think it's going to take a collective effort. and there ...

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