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Planet Lovetron is Grieving

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Chat' started by thecarve, Aug 27, 2015.

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  1. thecarve

    thecarve Misanthrope

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    The scourge of NBA backboards, Darryl Dawkins, has passed at 57.

    RIP Chocolate Thunder

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  2. Jer

    Jer VIP Whale

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    Sad day indeed...
     
  3. hammie

    hammie VIP Whale

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    Wow, very sad news. He was the first player drafte from High School to go directly to the NBA.

    That was a great era for hoops in Philly. Joe "jelly bean" Bryant, Steve "mayor of Mixville" Mix, Fred Carter, Doug Collins, Billy Cunningham, Lloyd Free, George McGinnis, Bobby Jones, Henry Bibby, and of course, Julius "Dr. J" Erving.
     
  4. Breeze147

    Breeze147 Button Man

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    OMG, such great memories. I would be there every Friday night that they were home and often on Wednesdays as well.

    Boston and Los Angeles overshadowed everyone in that era, but the Sixers always were a fun team to watch. They got their title in '83 after adding Moses Malone to the mix. A bit later came the one and only Sir Charles Barkley.

    Dr. J was the ultimate player. Every game he would come up with an incredible move.

    RIP D.D. I pray you are having a great time back on Lovetron. Thanks for the great memories.
     
  5. klevegas

    klevegas Low-Roller

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    Very sad:(. I grew up in orlando where he went to high school. I'm six years younger and at that time knew nothing about the NBA but everyone here knew about DD.
     
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