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ESPN Salutes Dr J On His Retirement & Earl Lloyd As 1st Black In NBA


In this salute to Julius Erving on the night of announcing his retirement from the NBA…..a young ESPN Chris Bermen introduces a wonderful tribute to Dr. J…..with Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and 76’ers Coach and teammate Billy Cunningham paying their respects. In the 2nd part of this video….Sportscaster Pat O’Brien provides a good look back at Earl Lloyd….the 1st black player in the NBA.

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