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Shaq Chooses Julius Erving When Asked To Decide Between Kobe And LeBron

In one of the great moments in “Diner,” a movie filled with them, the guys are debating the relative merits of Frank Sinatra and Johnny Mathis. Eddie (Steve Guttenberg) asks: “When you’re making out, which do you prefer, Sinatra or Mathis?” Boogie (Mickey Rourke) replies: “I like Presley.” Which brings us to Shaquille O’Neal. Asked in an interview with antennamag...
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Shaq says Julius Erving, not Michael Jordan, is the best player ever

Shaq famously didn't always get along with Kobe Bryant. However, when he was asked recently who was better between Kobe and another former teammate of Shaq's, LeBron James, Shaq said a couple surprising things.First of all, he didn't use the opportunity to bash his former foe/Lakers teammate, as he has done in the past.(Anyone remember 'Kobe, tell me how my ass taste...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The Proposed Julius Erving for Michael Jordan Trade That Would of Changed History

Posted to Randy Brown's Bulls Championship RingIt was almost Julius Irving that was going to suit up in red and black instead of the greatest ever, Michael Jordan. On the eve of the 1984 NBA Draft, 76ers owner, Harold Katz thought he had a deal in place that would of sent Dr. J to the Bulls in exchange for the 3rd pick. In an interview for a book, Katz, the former Sixers owner...
Via Sports Mockery
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Dr. J briefly thought the Sixers got screwed in the NBA Draft lottery (GIF)

Julius Erving, better known to most of you as Dr. J, represented the Philadelphia 76ers at the NBA Draft lottery on Tuesday night. The Sixers finished with the second worst record in basketball this year behind the Milwaukee Bucks. They have two selections in the first round of the upcoming draft, one of which was […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dr. J to represent Philadelphia 76ers at NBA Draft Lottery

Dr. J, Julius Erving, is the most iconic superstar in Philadelphia 76ers franchise history. And on Tuesday night, he'll try and bring luck to the Sixers in finding their next one. The Sixers announced Monday that Erving will represent the team at the NBA lottery Tuesday. "Dr. J is one of the most revered and legendary figures in the history of the Philadelphia 76ers and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Julius Erving can still dunk at 63

We recently posted a video of the magnificent Michael Jordan dunking at the ripe old age of 50. Not to be outdone, another NBA great Julius Erving (a.k.a. Dr J) put together a video of him dunking at 63-years-old.  The good doctor does not quite get up there like he used to but he has officially served notice to the AARP set. The trademark scowl still remains. Please click here...
Via Players View
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA TV's "The Doctor" a true tribute to Julius Erving

This article ran originally on on Monday, May 10, prior to the initial airing of the documentary. Check out the original article here. --Julius “Dr. J” Erving is the latest next subject in the award-winning NBA TV Originals series. "The Doctor," a 90-minute documentary, had its first airing Monday night, between Games 2 and 3 of the NBA Finals. Many...
Via Around the Arc
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

At 63, Dr. J can still slam dunk a basketball

Julius "Dr. J" Erving is still so smooth that he can throw down dunks even at 63 years old. Check out the video proof.
Via Gamedayr
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Julius Erving hopes Sixers move on without Andrew Bynum

The Andrew Bynum experiment has failed miserable in Philadelphia so far, and as the center becomes a free agent this summer, the Philadelphia 76ers must figure out what to do in regards to re-signing the piece they traded so much to attain. Legendary Sixer, Julius Erving, weighs in. “But I think if he’s not here you are going to free up a lot of money and money talks in the NBA...
Via Pass The Pill
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Hall of Famer Erving returns to 76ers as adviser

Julius Erving has returned to the Philadelphia 76ers as a strategic adviser. The Sixers made the announcement Friday at halftime of Game 3 of their playoff series against Chicago. Erving's deal runs through 2015 and he will be available to the franchise on an as-needed basis. He will counsel CEO Adam Aron and managing owner Joshua Harris. Erving will also take on a larger role...
Via AP on Fox
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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