Wade is the better player in his prime and overall. No offense to Iverson, who is a hall-of-famer.
Originally Posted by Real Men Wear Green
The main proven flaw with Iverson was that he was played at 2 but couldn't defend twos for much of his career, especially under Larry Brown. Wade didn't have that flaw and for that reason I'd take Wade. But the gap that flaw creates is small and people should have more respect for what AI did at his peak.
He played with Eric Snow and Snow defended a lot of 2's so that was of no consequence.
He wasn't a great defender because he didn't want to be. There were times where he looked like one tho.