Julius Erving

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Sixers Have Big Plans In Store For Opening Night

The Sixers will be rolling out the red carpet on Opening Night.

10/20/2014

PHILADELPHIA - 1980:   Julius Erving #6 of the Philadelphia 76ers takes a break during an NBA game at the Spectrum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1980.   NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 1980 NBAE (Photo by Jim Cummins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Today Marks The Day The Doctor Came To Town

October 20th marks the anniversary of the Sixers acquisition of Julius Erving.

10/20/2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MARCH 1:NBA Legend Julius Erving poses with his banner prior to it being raised at the Wells Fargo Center March 1, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Shaquille O’Neal Calls Dr. J The Greatest Player Ever

To call Dr. J the greatest of all-time is not all that ridiculous.

08/22/2014

INDIANAPOLIS - JANUARY 18: Paul George #24 of the Indiana Pacers throws down the 360-dunk against the Los Angeles Clippers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on January 18, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Top 5 Dunks Of All Time

With the NBA Slam Dunk Contest coming up, we take a look at five classic dunks.

02/12/2014

Julius Erving at The Spectrum

Hall Of Famer Erving Returns To 76ers As Adviser

Julius Erving has returned to the Philadelphia 76ers as a strategic adviser.

05/05/2012

(A crane lowers a statue of Julius "Dr. J" Erving into place outside the Xfinity Live venue in South Philadelphia.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Iconic Statues Returned to South Philadelphia Ahead of Entertainment Venue’s Debut

The statues of Kate Smith, Julius Erving, and Gary Dornhoefer that were once outside the Spectrum are back in South Philadelphia.

03/16/2012

Julius Erving at The Spectrum

Erving Memorabilia Auction Nets $3.5 Million

SCP Auctions says more than 140 items from Julius Erving’s personal collection sold for a record $3.5 million. The auction ran from October until Sunday.

11/20/2011

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Phillies Ace Honored With John Wanamaker Athletic Award

Roy Halladay has picked up another prestigious award. The Phillies ace has been honored with the John Wanamaker Athletic Award. 


06/28/2011

Statue of Kate Smith seems to sing 'God Bless America' as it is lifted away to storage.

Kate Smith Goes Into Storage As Spectrum Demolition Nears

The iconic statues outside the Spectrum — Kate Smith, Gary Dornhoefer, and Doctor “J” — were being moved to make way for the arena’s demolition in the coming weeks.

10/28/2010

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