Julius Erving in Philly for Converse event

August, 6, 2012
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Julius Erving at converse event in philadelphiaBryan Derballa Julius "Dr. J" Erving won an NBA championship with the Philadelphia 76ers in 1983.
NBA legend Julius Erving made a special appearance this past weekend in Philadelphia for the launch of the Converse Pro Leather collection. Hip hop stars Asher Roth, Chill Moody and Young Savage also attended. Converse held a block party to celebrate local street culture with basketball.

“I had on sneakers when I played, sneakers when I practiced," Erving told the crowd there. "Each and every time I had on my sneakers, I had on my Converse."

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