Prayers Up: Julius Erving Admitted To Hospital

by Krystal Franklin

January 7, 2018

Photo by Lisa Lake/Getty Images for PGD Global

NBA icon Julius ‘Dr. J’ Eving is expected to make a full recovery after being admitted to the hospital days ago. The 67-year-old’s management team took to Twitter to update fans.

Erving fell ill while attending Friday’s game between the 76ers and Detroit Pistons.

According to Bleacher Report, the former 76ers player was in attendance at the Wells Fargo Center to celebrate the 35th anniversary of his famous cradle dunk.

Erving led the Sixers to their most recent NBA championship in 1983 and was the 1981 NBA MVP. Hemarried Dorýs Madden in 2008. 

PHILADELPHIA, PA – SEPTEMBER 10: Dorys and Julius Erving attend the Erving Golf Classic Black Tie Ball sponsored by Delta Airlines & Pond LeHocky Law, with cocktails presented by Tanqueray No. TEN. Produced by PGD Global on September 10, 2017 at The Logan in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Lisa Lake/Getty Images for PGD Global)

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