NBA TV To Air Dr. J Documentary During NBA Finals

NBA TV will bring us rare footage of the legendary Dr. J between games two and three of the NBA Finals, in a documentary that goes into the life of Julius Erving. The Doctor goe way back, all the way to the legend's high school days, and has testimony from Magic Johnson, LeBron James and Pat Riley. Per a release from NBA TV:  

Many basketball fans were introduced to Erving when he joined the NBA at age 26, and what they saw was some of the most amazing aerial artistry in the game. What most didn't see, however, was the young Doctor, reinventing the sport during his five spectatular seasons in the ABA. Through rare archival footage, all aspects of Dr. J's career will come to life again in this film.

Along with his storied playing career, the film reveals the challenges Erving has faced off the court as he opens up for the first time about three tragedies and the impact on his life: the death of his father when he was only nine-years-old, his younger brother Marvin when he was 19-years-old, and his youngest son Cory after an automobile accident.

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