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Dr. J Reveals the Evolution of His Nickname

Howard BeckNBA Senior WriterJanuary 16, 2017

Most know that Julius Erving's nickname, The Doctor, was given to him by one of his closest friends, Leon Saunders. Yet it was always unclear as to how the name evolved to Dr. J.

While speaking about his book, Dr. J: The Autobiography, Erving told the entire story behind his nickname.

Watch now to hear Erving talk about the evolution of his legendary nickname, Dr. J.

 

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