DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Get ready for the highly anticipated launch of House Call with Dr. J. on reVolver Podcasts. Hosted by the NBA legend himself, House Call with Dr. J. will feature interviews and discussions with star athletes, celebrities and people of interest who have dared to be great. Guests will share impactful life moments and experiences that helped shape them, ultimately leading to their incredible achievements. Erving will record the first episode during NBA All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles at ONE COURT.
“I’m excited to launch this podcast in partnership with reVolver,” said Erving. “One of my biggest passions is educating, mentoring and inspiring people to achieve greatness. I look forward to sharing the incredible stories and remarkable achievements of my guests, and hope that they will empower my listeners.”
“Dr. J was one of the first athlete superstars. He captivated audiences with his ability, strength and grace both on and off the court,” said Jack Hobbs, president of reVolver Podcasts. “I’m thrilled to have Mr. Erving in our line-up and know he’s going to wow our listeners and leave them on the edge of their seats, wanting more.”
House Call with Dr. J launches on Monday, Feb. 19 and will cover everything from youth and education to entertainment and business, as well as life in and outside of basketball.
Julius Erving, the great and wondrous "Dr. J," was the dominant player of his era, an innovator who changed the way the game was played. Credited with taking the slam dunk mainstream, the high-flyer won three championships, four MVP awards in the ABA and NBA, three scoring titles with the ABA and NBA, was a 16-time All Star and retired as the third highest scorer in pro basketball history with 30,026 career points. Erving was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1993 and named to the NBA’s 50th Anniversary All-Time Team. Sports Illustrated called him one of the 40 most important athletes of all-time.
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About Julius Erving
Julius Erving, the great and wondrous "Dr. J," was the dominant player of his era, an innovator who changed the way the game was played. Widely regarded as the greatest basketball player of his time, he is often considered to have been the main catalyst for the ABA-NBA merger in 1976 and is credited with taking the slam dunk mainstream. Over the course of his career, Erving won three championships, four MVP awards in the ABA and NBA, three scoring titles with the ABA and NBA, was a 16-time All Star and retired as the third highest scorer in pro basketball history with 30,026 career points. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1993 and named to the NBA’s 50th Anniversary All-Time Team.
A gracious, dignified and disciplined man, Erving was an ideal ambassador for the game. His actions off the court have proven to be as inspiring as his athletic achievements. Since Erving’s retirement from the NBA, he has made it his personal mission to affect change, make a difference in the lives of others, and give back to the athletic and African American communities. In recent years, he has supported numerous causes and organizations including the American Cancer Society, The Salvation Army, March of Dimes, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Alliance for Lupus Research, The Boys and Girls Club, The University of Massachusetts, Widener University, and Philadelphia University.