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John Calipari, Julius Erving, Marcus Camby, Jack Leaman getting statues at UMass

John Calipari’s first head coaching job during his Hall of Fame career was at the University of Massachusetts, and the school is set to honor him for his success there. UMass announced Monday that it plans to erect a statue of Calipari outside the Mullins Center on Sept. 11. Statues of star players Julius Erving and Marcus Camby, as well as former coach Jack Leaman, will also be unveiled.
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Is Kyrie Irving related to Julius Erving?

Is Kyrie Irving related to Julius Erving? People wanted to know if Dr J is part of the Brooklyn Nets star’s family. Here’s what we know. Kyrie Irving is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets. He was named the Rookie of the Year after being selected by...
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LeBron James Named Julius Erving As A Top 3 Player Of All Time In 2013. Dr. J Left Him Out Of His All-Time Teams For ‘Leading’ The Superteam Culture.

Julius Erving made the headlines earlier this week when he went against LeBron James and NBA superteams. The Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers legend has shared his animosity toward these squads in recent times, even calling out the Nets for ‘buying a championship’ like the Los Angeles Lakers. More recently,...
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Why Julius Erving left LeBron James off his all-time NBA team

Julius “Dr. J” Erving thinks LeBron James is the king of super teams, which is why he didn’t include the Lakers star on his own “super team.”. The Hall of Famer made waves on social media on Wednesday, when he assembled his all-time NBA roster as a guest on the “Posted Up” Podcast with Chris Haynes.
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Julius Erving explains why LeBron James didn't make his two all-time NBA teams

Hall of Famer Julius Erving put together his all-time NBA first and second teams during an appearance on the "Posted Up" podcast, and he chose not to include Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James on either one. Erving had Oscar Robertson, Jerry West, Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Elgin Baylor...
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Julius Erving Leaves Lakers' LeBron James Off His Top-2 All-Time NBA Teams

NBA legend Julius Erving put together his top all-time NBA teams, and one of the modern-day greats didn't make the list. In an appearance on Posted Up with Chris Haynes, the Hall of Famer explained his rationale for leaving off LeBron James (27:45 mark). But first, here's who did make...
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Draft Day Stories: Part 1 With Julius Erving, Damien Woody, Trent Dilfer, and Danny Kanell. Plus, First-Round QBs Ranked With Chris Simms

Russillo is joined by Chris Simms of NBC Sports to discuss the top QB prospects in the 2021 NFL draft, including Trevor Lawrence, Mac Jones, Zach Wilson, Trey Lance, and Justin Fields (5:45). Then, in Part 1 of a three-part series, Ryen talks with Damien Woody, Danny Kanell, Trent Dilfer, and “Dr. J” Julius Erving about their draft experiences (45:00). Finally, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:20:00).
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Julius Erving Has A Blunt Message For The Brooklyn Nets

Former NBA star Julius Erving does not appear to be a big fan of the Brooklyn Nets‘ team this season. Brooklyn is arguably the clear-cut favorite to win the NBA Finals later this summer. The Nets are led by Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving. Brooklyn is 37-18 on the season and seems primed for a deep postseason run.
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Julius Erving blasts Brooklyn Nets for 'buying' their way into becoming championship team

Julius Erving, one of the greatest players in the history of the Nets, isn’t happy with how Brooklyn has assembled its team during the 2020-21 NBA season. Erving made an appearance on Philadelphia 76ers guard Danny Green’s podcast called "Inside the Green Room" and he talked about how the Nets are "buying" their way into becoming a championship team.
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Julius Erving accuses Nets of ‘buying a championship’

The Brooklyn Nets have arguably the most talented roster in the entire NBA. Between Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden, it’s hard to see any team in the league that can hang with them offensively. Currently most sports books have the Nets as a 5/2 favorite to win the...
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Julius Erving says Nets are ‘buying a championship’

One Nets franchise legend does not appear to be a fan of the way that the team is doing business these days. Retired Basketball Hall of Famer Julius Erving appeared this week on “Inside the Green Room” with Danny Green. During the episode, Erving reacted to the massive influx of talent to Brooklyn this season.
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Julius Erving Explains Joel Embiid’s Importance For The Sixers: “Without Him, Even With The Team Having As Much Success As It Has, I Don’t Think Could Get All The Way To The Mountaintop.”

The Philadelphia 76ers are still one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference and the entire NBA, remaining competitive even after Joel Embiid went down with an injury a couple of weeks ago. The big man is the best player on the team and the main reason why they were the leaders of the conference for several weeks.