At The Finish Line…Dr. J was best I've ever seen

Phila. 76ers Julius Erving in action against the LA Lakers. (AP Photo/File)
Julius Erving in action against the LA Lakers. (AP Photo/File)

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Keep hope alive . . . vote for Pitt University Basketball Program to retire Sam Clancy’s uniform and hang it with the other elite players at Petersen Event Center.  Go Pitt!!!
For those of you with short memories, while I agree that Michael Jordan is the 2nd best player of all time behind Wilt Chamberlain, but for money, the best player I’ve ever seen is Julius “Dr. J.” Erving!  Oh, now you remember!

Bill Neal

The Pirates are at camp this week. Now all they have to do is win 95 games. That’s all!
Kyree Erving, no relationship to Julius, had 31 points and 14 assists in the NBA All-Star Game, in an all-star game that’s getting it done big time. Yeah, I know, LeBron and Kevin Durrant both had 38, but we expected that from them.
Movie Review Time.  Oh shut up, you know you love it . . . yes you do . . . yes you do! Kevin Hart’s new movie “About Last Night” fun – ny . . . go see it please.  I give it 3 basketballs
The Champions High School All-Star Basketball Classic will be held Sunday, April 13th for graduating senior boys and girls. College coaches will be on hand with scholarship opportunities.  Call the Champions office for a tryout at (412) 628-4856. Seniors, it’s your time.
The following men will be honored by Champion Enterprises in conjunction with Chief Executive Rich Fitzgerald and the Office of the Mayor at the 13th Annual Pittsburgh and Allegheny County Public Service Awards and the African American Experience . . . a salute to leadership in the Black community:  * Vince Neal * James Tucker * Ronald Lawrence * Mike Carlile * Kedron Phenizy * Dr. Herman Jones * Ted Johnson * Rev. Samuel Ware * Bishop David Alan Brock * Fred Brown * Mark Brently and others.


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