Dr. J gets to 30,000 in final Philly home game
April 17, 1987
It's the last time the doctor makes a house call at home, and to commemorate the occasion, the Philadelphia 76ers honor Julius Erving in a pregame ceremony that lasts more than 40 minutes.
Dr. J, who is retiring after this season, wants to do something special in his last regular-season home game. He needs 36 points to join Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (36,474 points) and Wilt Chamberlain (31,419) in the exclusive 30,000-point club. Though there is one more game left ...
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