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Hall of Famer Julius “Dr. J” Erving became ill at the Philadelphia 76ers’ game Friday night, January 5, 2018 and was taken to a hospital. Erving, 67, rang the ceremonial Liberty Bell before tipoff. Erving is expected to make a full recovery. Here’s the update: Message from Mr. Erving’s Management Team: Mr. Erving has been…

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Hall of Famer Julius “Dr. J” Erving became ill at the Philadelphia 76ers’ game Friday night and was taken to a hospital. Erving, 67, rang the ceremonial Liberty Bell before tipoff. Statement on behalf of Dr. J’s management team: “Mr. Erving fell ill at tonight’s game and was taken to a local hospital, where he…

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  Dunking in basketball is much like hitting a home run in baseball, where they’ve long said that “chicks love the long ball.” Dunking is the sexiest and most admired act in the sport because only a small percentage can perform the act, and even a smaller fraction of the population can make a spectacular dunk…

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Dunks like this is usually the exclusive territory of acrobatic sky-walker Blake Griffin. But when Los Angeles Clipper’s center DeAndre Jordan’s one-handed alley-oop dunk over his victim, Brandon Knight, it became an immediate Internet sensation that nearly overloaded Twitter and other social media platforms. But Knight is eight inches shorter and some 80 pounds lighter…

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Attorney Dan R. Meachum hosted an elegant private dinner party last night at Straits Restaurant. Chris “Ludacris” Bridges hosted the affair, which was held in honor of Major League Baseball’s Civil Rights Game Week and of Jimmie Lee Solomon, executive VP of baseball development. Celebrity sightings included actress Keisha Knight Pulliam, Jasmine Guy, basketball great…

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