TAG: Dr. J

Smack / Jan 30, 2014 / 11:15 am

David Stern Presents The Top 10 On The Late Show With David Letterman

David Stern

The longest tenured sports commissioner in history, David Stern, will officially cease to be the NBA’s commissioner starting this weekend. Deputy commissioner Adam Silver will take over more formally during the NBA’s All-Star weekend in New Orleans two weeks from now, and so Stern is doing the media rounds. He appeared on David Letterman to announce the “Top 10 things he’s learned in 30 years as NBA commissioner.” Read More »

NBA, Video / Sep 4, 2013 / 11:30 pm

Video: Dr. J On The Current NBA & The Greatest Players Of All Time

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The Good Doctor, Julius Erving, stopped by Fox Sports1 to talk with analysts Gary Payton and Charissa Thompson. He weighs in on the state of the contemporary NBA, the Hall of Fame, and the players that make up his all-time team. Anytime Dr. J is in the house, we have to check it out. Read More »

NBA, Twitter / Aug 22, 2013 / 5:00 pm

Magic Johnson Responds to Omission From LeBron James’ Top 3 All-Time Players

Larry Bird, Magic Johnson

After LeBron James proclaimed Dr. J, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan as his all-time top three players in NBA history, Magic Johnson was his usual convivial self. That’s what happens when you’re a five-time NBA champion. But Magic also let LeBron know about their overall ring counts today on Twitter. Read More »

instagram / Aug 22, 2013 / 11:28 am

Best of NBA Instagram: LeBron James In Retro Dr. J Uniform & Nate Robinson Dunk Cam Interview

LeBron James

LeBron James (photo. Instagram/lebronjames)

Perhaps because he lumped Julius “Dr. J” Erving in with Michael Jordan and Larry Bird as his three all-time greatest basketball players, LeBron James felt compelled to dress up as a retro Doc yesterday. Read More »

Video / Aug 12, 2013 / 10:28 pm

Dr. J Can Still Dunk A Basketball At 63 Years Old

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This past weekend Michael Jordan was in the news because he dunked the basketball a couple times at his Flight School basketball camp. This was relevant because MJ has been alive for half a century. The 63-year-old Dr. J” Julius Irving has something he’d like to show you. Read More »

NBA, We Reminisce / Jun 11, 2013 / 11:30 am

The Story Of A Legend: A Complete Review Of NBA TV’s “The Doctor” Documentary On Julius Erving

Julius Erving

Julius Erving (photo. Mohegan Sun)

“Legend” is an overused word, but that’s exactly what Dr. J was before he arrived in the NBA. In a time before social media and viral videos, a time when ABA games weren’t televised and even NBA games were shown in tape delay, the Dr. J that we know and love today existed only in myths and fairytales. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jun 6, 2013 / 4:00 pm

Dr. J Thinks the Lakers Tricked Philly Into Taking Andrew Bynum

Julius Erving

Julius Erving (photo. Crown Royal)

Philadelphia is sour over the big bucket of nothing they got out of the Andrew Bynum trade last summer and will be for a long time.

Among the bitter parties is none other than the great Julius Erving. And the good doctor does not think very highly of the Lakers … or the Celtics for that matter. Read More »

Smack / Mar 17, 2013 / 1:46 am

Carmelo Anthony’s Knee Injury May Be Worse Than We Thought; The Indiana Pacers Should Be Embarassed

Boost Mobile Presents A Carmelo Anthony Miniseries Directed By Spike Lee

So who’s ready for a sh*tstorm of drama over the Knicks (mis)handling of Carmelo Anthony‘s knee injury? In this NY Daily News article, Frank Isola details the unsurprising lack of transparency the team employs with relaying information between their medical staff and the public, as well as the notion that ‘Melo’s knee injury is worse than previously thought. Isola talked to another orthopedic surgeon who speculates that ‘Melo Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Feb 25, 2013 / 4:15 pm

Dr. J Celebrates The Launch Of New Crown Royal Ad Campaign

Julius Erving

Julius Erving (photo. Crown Royal)

What does “Reign On” mean to you?

That was the question asked and answered by a few of the guests and celebrities in attendance during Crown Royal’s unveiling of their new Reign on Campaign during an exclusive event at All-Star Weekend in Houston. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 6, 2012 / 5:30 pm

Dr. J, Beanie Sigel, Freeway & Young Chris Come Out For Converse’s Block Party

Stalley, Converse

Stalley. Photo: Jason Hurst (hurstphoto.com)

While different Philly hip-hop acts had been rocking the stage at 52nd Street and Market Street all afternoon long on Saturday at the Converse Block Party, the place wasn’t really set on fire until a couple of old area legends came back through to show some love. As big a hip-hop fan as I am, it had been a minute since I had listened to some Beanie Sigel and Freeway. But the two Philadelphia icons – along with Young Chris – came through as Stalley‘s special guests for Saturday’s free block party to celebrate local street culture, basketball, music, and art in conjunction with the launch of the newest Converse Pro Leather collection. Read More »