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MMA Crossfire – UPDATED – 4 things casual fans don’t know about Julius “Doctor J’ Erving

It’s been 28 years since professional basketball great Julius “Doctor J” Erving’s last NBA season and there still seems to be a glaring lack of basic knowledge for what the man did to earn the accolade as one of the greatest players ever.

Shaquille O’Neal took some heat recently for declaring that he thought Dr. J was the best, in addition to being his favourite player over others like Michael Jordan and LeBron James.

Julius Erving
Julius Erving in action against the Indiana Pacers. Courtesy ABA.

But it was watching a special Erving NBA Open Court segment with host Ernie Johnson and former players turned NBA analysts that inspired this piece to show casual fans why The Doc deserves to be mentioned among the greatest.

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MMA Crossfire – Hall steps in to face Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 75

Uriah Hall (12-5-0), fresh off a convincing TKO win of Oluwale Bamgbose, will replace the injured Roan Carniero to face Gegard Mousasi (37-5-2) September 27th at UFC Fight Night 75 in Japan.

It’s a chance for Hall to break into the rankings, while the #6-ranked Mousasi can extend his wining streak to three with a win.

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