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76ers hire Julius Erving as advisor

Dr. J is back with the Philadelphia 76ers.

The Sixers said Friday that Julius Erving was hired as a part-time strategic advisor.

Erving, who won the 1983 championship with the team, will serve in the role until at least 2015.

He played 11 seasons for the Sixers, made the Hall of Fame and had his No. 6 retired by the team.