Philadelphia 76ers legend and Hall of Fame inductee Julius Erving aka Dr.J doing what he does best captured by Muideen Ogunmola aka Blocknation.
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Julius Erving has a theory about why the NBA slam dunk contest isn’t what it once was.
The dunk contest isn’t the event it used to be, Erving says, because mascots are ruining the thing. Dr. J says it’s impossible to expect players to live up to the things mascots do when using trampolines.
No, seriously. He actually said that.
“The mascots messed it up,” Erving said,...
As awesome as Zach LaVine’s first dunk was at the Slam Dunk contest Saturday, the best part about it was the reaction from the judges. Specifically, Dr. J’s stunned face was the highlight. After the Minnesota Timberwolves rocked an awesome dunk on a lob to himself, Dr. J.’s jaw hit the floor. Here is LaVine’s...Read More
In one of the great moments in “Diner,” a movie filled with them, the guys are debating the relative merits of Frank Sinatra and Johnny Mathis. Eddie (Steve Guttenberg) asks: “When you’re making out, which do you prefer, Sinatra or Mathis?” Boogie (Mickey Rourke) replies: “I like Presley.”
Which brings us to Shaquille O’Neal.
Asked in an interview with antennamag...
Shaq famously didn't always get along with Kobe Bryant. However, when he was asked recently who was better between Kobe and another former teammate of Shaq's, LeBron James, Shaq said a couple surprising things.First of all, he didn't use the opportunity to bash his former foe/Lakers teammate, as he has done in the past.(Anyone remember 'Kobe, tell me how my ass taste.")Instead, he...
Posted to Randy Brown's Bulls Championship RingIt was almost Julius Irving that was going to suit up in red and black instead of the greatest ever, Michael Jordan.
On the eve of the 1984 NBA Draft, 76ers owner, Harold Katz thought he had a deal in place that would of sent Dr. J to the Bulls in exchange for the 3rd pick.
In an interview for a book, Katz, the former Sixers owner...
Julius Erving, better known to most of you as Dr. J, represented the Philadelphia 76ers at the NBA Draft lottery on Tuesday night. The Sixers finished with the second worst record in basketball this year behind the Milwaukee Bucks. They have two selections in the first round of the upcoming draft, one of which was […]
Legendary NBA Hall of Famer Julius Erving made the "riders up" call for the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday.
Valentine’s Day 2014 is YouTube’s ninth birthday. Since February 14, 2005, the site has gone on to become one of the many faces of its generation and — as a true testament of its impact — an actual verb in the process. It’s a DVR for the DVR-less. And a chance to relive iconic moments […]The post On Julius Erving, Pete Maravich And The Greatest Short-Lived Fast Break...