Found June 11, 2013 on Around the Arc:
PLAYERS: 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 people are familiar with the myth of Julius Erving; the gravity-defying dunks, the Converse All-Stars, the big, bouncing afro, basically the all-around “swag,” for lack of a better word. Yes, the legend of “Dr. J” lives on. But, for all those familiar with the myth, many are unfamiliar with Julius Erving the man. He played at a time where games weren’t too often televised, and lived in an era where social media didn’t allow access to every aspect of an athlete’s life. All of his actions, both on and off of the court, weren’t subject to social scrutiny. Because of this he was able to shy away from the spotlight after

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.

Yes, Dr. J can still dunk

The answer to the question of whether a 63-year-old Julius Erving can dunk is an emphatic: YES {youtube}2M5v90U4cMI{/youtube} Erving has been making plenty of media rounds as NBATV's acclaimed documentary The Doctor premiered Monday night. It has gotten rave reviews from the NBA community. It is airing again on NBATV on Wednesday night at 9 p.m. if you missed it Monday...

63-year-old Julius “Dr. J” Erving can still throw down a dunk

Back on Monday, NBA TV debuted a documentary about Julius “Dr. J” Erving called “The Doctor” and the final ten seconds from it shows that the aging doctor can still get up. Watch as Julius at 63-years-old soars for a one-handed jam with ease: *** Julius Erving can still dunk [Point Forward]

Dr. J Dunking a basketball at Age 63

NBA TV did a great documentary on “The Doctor” Julius Erving and during that documentary you still see he has some game left. In the documentary you see Erving 63 years old dunking a basketball. It’s not every day you see someone that age dunking a basketball even if they were once a basketball star. Irving was one of the first great dunkers in the NBA with Philadelphia. Check...

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We rank every one of Julius Erving's NBA and ABA teams using our basketball simulation engine.

Dr. J can still dunk a basketball at 63-years-old

At 63, Dr. J still has it. NBA TV aired a documentary on Julius Erving on Monday night called The Doctor, and it included this footage of him throwing down a right-handed slam. While we’re on the note of Dr. J dunking, here’s ten of his best rim-rocking jams.

"The Doctor" delivers another strong sports documentary effort

Before there was LeBron, before there was Kobe, before there was Michael, before there was Magic, and before there was Larrry. there was Julius Erving, a.k.a "Doctor J." A new NBA TV documentary aired this week introduces "Dr. J" to a whole new generation. Younger NBA fans may have seen footage of Erving through NBA TV or on YouTube, but for old school fans, Erving...

Dr. J can still dunk at age 63

NBA TV’s documentary, “The Doctor,” ran on Monday night.  The documentary showed that NBA and ABA legend Julius Erving can still dunk at the ripe old age of 63.  To see someone as old as Dr. J do this is pretty incredible, even though he is about 6’7.” [Sporting News]


Julius is 63. Now airing on NBA TV after a month of ads, it's "Doctor", the long-overdue documentary of Julius Erving, one of the most beloved basketball players ever. In it, you get to see some of those rarely seen clips from the man's glory days in the Rucker Park playgrounds and the ABA. And if you are anything like me, your eyes will pop at dunks and moves...
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