Latest Julius Erving News

Curry, Warriors hold off Jokic, eliminate Nuggets in Game 5

Apr. 28, 2022 02:16 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Back in the starting lineup at last, Stephen Curry took over late and brought his team back just as he has so many times during Golden State's deep postseason runs. Curry scored 30 points in his return to the starting five and the Warriors beat Nikola Jokic...

Duke captain Wendell Moore Jr. declares for NBA draft

Apr. 21, 2022 21:00 PM EDT

Wendell Moore Jr. is the third Duke player this week to announce plans to enter the NBA draft. The school revealed Moore's decision Thursday night, saying he would hire an agent. The 6-foot-5, 213-pound junior and potential first-round pick won the Julius Erving Award as college...

St. John's junior Julian Champagnie to enter NBA draft

Apr. 02, 2022 22:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — St. John's junior Julian Champagnie is entering the NBA draft. A two-time selection to the all-Big East first team, Champagnie announced Saturday he plans to give up the rest of his college eligibility and hire an agent. The 6-foot-8 forward explored...

AP Was There: Michael Jordan retires for 3rd, final time

Mar. 22, 2022 11:55 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — (2000 Package) Michael Jordan retires at the age of 40 for the third and final time after an illustrious basketball career. He finishes with 15 points in 28 minutes of a loss by the Washington Wizards to the 76ers in Philadelphia. Jordan receives several...

Durant, Nets rout 76ers in Simmons' return to Philadelphia

Mar. 11, 2022 00:28 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The 76ers fans came to boo Ben Simmons. They left booing their own team. Kevin Durant scored 18 of his 25 points in Brooklyn’s dominating first half in the Nets’ 129-100 blowout victory over the 76ers on Thursday night in Simmons’ much-hyped return to...