Found October 26, 2011 on Los That Sports Blog:
PLAYERS: Julius Erving

This story is a little depressing to see… Basketball Hall Of Famer Julius “Dr. J” Erving is being sued by a bank in Georgia for 200k due to a outstanding balance from a failed business venture line of credit, per the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Here are some details: [Georgia Primary Bank] filed a lawsuit Oct. 18 [...]

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