Philadelphia 76ers Lore: 10 Memorable Darryl Dawkins Moments

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Philadelphia 76ers Lore: 10 Memorable Darryl Dawkins Moments
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Minus Dawkins the 76ers won the NBA Finals in 1983 by sweeping the Lakers, 4-0.  Darryl isn't bitter, he's better.  The man is still a force for NBA entertainment.

An ambassador for the NBA Nation tour, Dawkins believes he’s been gifted to work with kids according to a recent interview posted on the team’s web site.  As a big kid and an 18-year-old prep superstar, he was drafted fifth overall by the 76ers in 1975. 

According to legend, then-New York Knicks guard Walt “Clyde” Frazier took one look and said: “I bet his teachers called him “Mr. Darryl.”

One of the most interesting men in the world, here are 10 unforgettable moments Mr. Darryl,  "Sir Slam," "Dr. Dunkenstein" and "Chocolate Thunder"...Mr. Chocolate Thunder has provided for Philly.

Here we go.  Roll thunder (the slide show)…

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