Found November 21, 2011 on Los That Sports Blog:
PLAYERS: Julius Erving
Back in October we posted regarding NBA legend Julius Erving planning to auction off all of his sports memorabilia amid rumors that the Hall Of Famer was strapped for cash and facing a lawsuit. Apparently the auction was a resounding success, as the items from Dr. J’s trophy case sold for over a combined $3.5 million [...]
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Julius "Dr. J" Erving Memorabilia Fetches $3.5 Million In Sports Auction

In the HIGHEST ONLINE SPORTS AUCTION EVER, Julius Erving's memorabilia was sold for a RECORD $3.5 million.The memorabilia was sold in the earlier hours of Sunday morning. 144 of his belongings went for $3,552,627.In the auction, was Erving's 1974 ABA New York Nets championship ring, which went for $460,741, the highest total for ANY SPORTS RING. It's also being reported...

Philadelphia Sixers Purchased Items from Dr. J’s Memorabilia Sale

In a classy gesture, the Sixers bought back a whole bunch of stuff from Julius Erving in his wildly successful memorabilia sale. From the AP: “His sneakers are returning to Philadelphia. The Philadelphia 76ers are hopeful Dr. J will come along for the ride. A day after the Sixers swooped in and collected some Julius Erving memorabilia, team CEO Adam Aron said he has reached out...

Julius 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. Among the highlights: His 1974 New Jersey Nets ABA championship ring sold for $460,471; 1983 76ers championship rings sold for $244,240; 1983 All-Star game MVP trophy ($115,242); final game worn jersey [...]

Julius Erving memorabilia back in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Dr. J's sneakers will stay grounded on this trip to Philadelphia.

Dr. J Memorabilia Auctioned For Over $3.5 Mil

Back in October we posted regarding NBA legend Julius Erving planning to auction off all of his sports memorabilia amid rumors that the Hall Of Famer was strapped for cash and facing a lawsuit. Apparently the auction was a resounding success, as the items from Dr. J’s trophy case sold for over a combined $3.5 million [...]

The 76ers go to bat for Dr. J and their fans, purchasing his memorabilia

Last month we brought you the unfortunate story of Basketball Hall of Famer Julius Erving's financial woes, which included a hefty lawsuit brought on by those looking to collect debts stemming from his failed investment in an Atlanta country club. Over the weekend, Yahoo! Sports' The Post Game relayed the story of a recent auction featuring Erving, ostensibly with no ties...

Dr. J gets financial boost, 76ers (and fans) get memorabilia

We brought the story last month of how Julius Erving was having some financial challenges due to some failed investments, and on an unrelated note happened to be having a lot of his memorabilia auctioned off. “Unrelated” is the official story, choose to believe what seems logical to you. Turns out there is a real…

Dr. J. memorabilia auction rings up $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.

Dr. J memorabilia back in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Dr. J's sneakers will stay grounded on this trip to Philadelphia.The 76ers are bringing some of Julius Erving's memorabilia back home _ and are hopeful Dr. J will come along for the ride.Sixers CEO Adam Aron says the team bought 10 lots containing 18 items from the ...

NBA Video: Classic 1985 Slam Dunk Contest

This has to be considered one of the best slam dunk competitions of all time. The list of competitors is ridiculous. I won't worry about listing all of them, but just know it featured greats like Dominique Wilkins, Julius Erving, Clyde Drexler, and Michael Jordan. So sit back for a couple of minutes and relive the 1985 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. You can thank me later. #ENDTHELOCKOUT...
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.