Allen Ezail Iverson (born June 7, 1975, in Hampton, Virginia), nicknamed A.I., The Answer and Bubbachuck, is an American professional basketball player. He is an All-Star guard for the Detroit Pistons franchise of the National Basketball Association (NBA). In 2000, Iverson recorded a rap album named Misunderstood, with the single 40 Bars. However, after being criticized for its controversial lyrics, he eventually was unable to release it. Going under his moniker, "Jewels", the album was alleged to have made derogatory remarks about homosexuals.