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Allen Iverson

WORST PARENT EVER

... Says Judge

2/3/2013 6:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0201-allen-iverson-gettyAllen Iverson -- once considered the best player in the NBA -- is a terrible parent ... a horrible, irresponsible, pathetic excuse for a parent ... this according to an Atlanta family court judge.

Iverson just officially became a single man -- after the ATL judge signed off on his divorce from Tawanna Iverson ... the mother of his five children.

But in the final divorce decree, the judge UNLOADS on A.I. ... saying:

"[Iverson] does not know how to manage the children; has little interest in learning to manage the children and has actually, at times, been a hindrance to their spiritual and emotional growth and development.

For example, he has refused to attend to an obvious and serious alcohol problem, which has caused him to do inappropriate things in the presence of the children while impaired.

He has left the children alone without supervision. He has left his young daughters in a hotel room with men who are unknown to the mother."

The judge has awarded Tawanna legal and physical custody of the kids. Allen has some visitation rights ... but ONLY if he abides by certain conditions.

Among them ... Allen must NOT drink a drop of alcohol for the next 18 months. And there's more  ... until all of his kids become adults [18+], he can't consume alcohol within 24 hours of the times he has the kids.

He's also been ordered to see a shrink and attend AA meetings for a year.

We reached out to Allen for comment -- but he wasn't there for us when we needed him.

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Djdk    

He didn't rape anyone idiot! There were reports of her coming on to him.... She wanted a money grab... Get your facts straight; I bet you think O.J. Was innocent too

564 days ago
62.

EasilyHard    

Those kids have whatever they want. Sure a loving father is what they need, but his job doesn't allow hands on all year Those kids wouldn't last a week without all the comfort their dad affords

564 days ago
63.

1bizEgirl    

Allen Iverson has always been Allen Iverson. I highly doubt his wife married him for his sparkling personality or fatherly traits. The fact that she had 5 children with an idiot like Iverson shows her own judgement skills were focused on the dollar value.

I don't feel sorry for either of them; I just feel sorry for the children. They didn't deserve the sperm donor they ended up with, and now they're going to be raised by a woman who made her own stupid set of life-decisions. Let's hope the children make better choices in their own lives than either of their parents. I just hope they have a damned good nanny.

564 days ago
64.

lou    

Isn't this the ex-wife that Iverson put out of the house naked because she had his cousin in bed with her in their home? Seems like the judge has taken a page from the wife's book. Pray for the children.

564 days ago
65.

mspritzee    

@AI so deseserving! Where is your mother? Where was she when you were doing these inappropriate things? DID she not teach you how to treat women? WOW such a sad situation.! KARMA IS A B*****! This is the time your mother should have demanded you do the right thing since she was always blasting the media and others about you. Guess what Tawanna is someone's daughter too... #Thankujudgeforkeepinitreal! Some ballers suck!

564 days ago
66.

dloren     

AGHT A BOY!!!! Good thing we have all these perfect parents here to set iverson straight!

564 days ago
67.

thisisme3    

Like he actually gives a damn about those kids..

563 days ago
68.

hummingbird    

This low life wanna be human doesn't want children, he just wants to f**k and make them. He is a horrible person and should be castrated and never be able to have any more children or use women. What a POS. I can't stand azzholes like him. The judge should stick it to his azz in child support too! Break his dumb azz!

563 days ago
69.

TooMuchZzzz...    

It's quite sad how these hot shot money makers have all these kids and don't take care of them. I feel for these poor kids.

563 days ago
70.

Lupe    

RAVENS CHEATED IN SUPERBOWL 47!! WHY IS IT THAT NO REFEREE THREW A FLAG WHEN #81 ANQUAN BOLDIN HELD ONTO #29 CHRIS CULLIVER'S HELMET. IT'S SMALL THINGS LIKE THAT THAT UPSET FANS && MAKE THEM WANT TO BEAT EACH OTHER UP. RAVENS ARE CHEATERS SO ENJOY IT EVEN THOUGH YOU DON'T DESERVE IT CHEATERS :)

563 days ago
71.

snkefinger    

Allen Iverson is nothing but a common criminal who just happens to be very good at b-ball. I am not surprised he lost his kids. I have followed his career and personal life since we are both from the Hampton Roads, Va. area. He is just another future convict.

563 days ago
72.

WETDAWG    

Parenting takes Practice. We talking about PRACTICE!!

563 days ago
73.

nate reid    

quit hating on A.I.

562 days ago
74.

DaniellaBella88    

Listen, you haters need to get a hobby and stop hating on the man. I'm not one to make excuses for anyone and I made this account for the soul purpose of commenting on this post. First of all anyone from Philly knows we never would have made it to the finals if it wasn't for AI and um since when does one lame judges option determine who is a good father or not. Are his kids living in a mansion YEA they are I have drivin by it many times (when he lived in Philly) and just yesterday I was read about a man who shot his kids while they were sleeping with a SHOTGUN!! So before you want to call Iverson the worst parent ever you better look at some of these other parents. Those kids are provided for and have both parents. Since when did TMZ be the database for truth. You are all HATERS and misery loves company leave the man alone and worry about your own life. How much more can this man take? I love Iverson, we talkin about PRACTICE?? hahah

561 days ago
75.

Tyler    

I think anyone can work at TMZ.

557 days ago
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