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Yao Ming jokes about practice during his acceptance speech

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"We talkin' 'bout practice?"

Four of the most infamous words ever muttered in the career of the great Allen Iverson. Throughout the many ups and downs during his time in the NBA, that press conference is there with the most famous.

During last night's Hall of Fame ceremony, Houston Rockets legend Yao Ming reminded everybody of it in brilliant fashion by making a joke about The Answer during his speech.

The Chinese center was the first to talk at the ceremony and he joked: "When I heard that I would be the first speaker tonight, I think maybe somebody made a mistake. I think this spot belongs to the great Allen Iverson. You know why? Because I need more practice than him."

It brought a laugh out of Iverson and the watching crowd of basketball greats, family, friends and fans.

This was one of many great moments on one of the biggest nights for the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame; to have three huge names enter at the same time does not always happen and 2016 will go down as one of the best classes ever seen.

2016 Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony

2016 Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony

2016 Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony

Not only are they fantastic players, but they are also amazing individuals who thoroughly deserve their spots.

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NBA
Philadelphia Sixers
Atlantic Division
Eastern Conference
Houston Rockets
Southwest Division
Western Conference
Yao Ming
Allen Iverson

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