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Dr. J released from hospital, illness unknown

Erving's management said Saturday that the former Sixers and Nets legend had completed a medical evaluation and is expected fully recover.


Kahron Spearman


Hall of Famer Julius Erving has been released from a hospital after falling ill at a Philadelphia 76ers' game.

No specific details about his illness are known.

Erving's management said Saturday that the former Sixers and Nets legend had completed a thorough medical evaluation and is expected to make a full recovery.

Mr. Erving has been released from the hospital after a comprehensive medical evaluation. Hes expected to make a full recovery and sincerely thanks all of his friends and fans for their well wishes and prayers.

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The 67-year-old Erving led the Sixers to an NBA title in 1983. He won league MVP in 1981.

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