Hampton school names gym after hall of famer, Hampton Roads native Allen Iverson

Posted at 1:04 PM, Dec 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-03 22:46:35-05

HAMPTON, Va. - Bethel High School named their gymnasium and basketball court after the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame and NBA player Allen Iverson.

The school held a ribbon cutting ceremony in honor of the new name on December 3 at 4:30 p.m. Bethel High is located at 1067 Big Bethel Road.

Guests included Iverson himself; Gary Moore of Moore Management & Entertainment, LLC; Hampton Mayor Donnie Tuck; Superintendent of Hampton City Schools Dr. Jeffery Smith and School Board Chair member Ann Cherry.

Moore Management & Entertainment LLC have worked in conjunction with Crossover Promotions LLC, Iverson and Reebok International LTD as a major corporate supporting partner of the Bethel High School athletics program for over 15 years.

Iverson and Moore are past Bethel High students and remain committed to supporting the Academic Excellence of its student athletes in both boys and girls athletic programs.