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Report: Dr. J, Will Smith in group trying to buy Sixers

Updated: October 23, 2006, 7:55 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

While one group vying to buy the Philadelphia 76ers has dropped out of the running, one high-profile group remains.

According to a report from the Philadelphia Inquirer on Sunday, four groups are still in the running, including one that includes Hall of Famer Julius Erving and entertainer Will Smith, a Philadelphia native.

A venture capital fund led by Ian Berg and Wayne Kimmel abandoned their quest to buy the team from Comcast Spectacor, according to a person with knowledge of the ...

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