“Dr. J” Julius Erving is heading back to the hardwood. A former Strategic Adviser for the Sixers when Adam Aron was the CEO, Erving’s now focusing on the court instead of the front office.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Erving will be a head coach for the BIG3 basketball league when play begins this summer.
Sources: Hall of Famer Julius Erving has been hired as a head coach for @thebig3's debut season. Dr. J will coach one of league's 8 teams.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) March 14, 2017
Erving will join another former Sixers great, Allen Iverson, who will also be a head coach [and player] in the league.
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