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Darryl Dawkins

Darryl Dawkins (January 11, 1957 – August 27, 2015) was an American professional basketball player, most noted for his days with the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Nets, although he also played briefly for the Detroit Pistons and Utah Jazz late in his career. 542 more words

Former NBA Slam Dunk Star Darryl Dawkins Passes

Former Philadelphia 76ers center, Darryl Dawkins passed Thursday at the age of 58 due to a heart attack according to a statement released by his family. 296 more words

Sports

Darryl Dawkins, The Devastating Dunker Dude

If you’re from Philly, or love Philly sports in general and the Philadelphia 76ers in particular, you will pause today to remember one the icons of sports, the slam dunker extraordinaire, Darryl Dawkins. 338 more words

Basketball

Remembering Chocolate Thunder

Growing up, I loved basketball more than any other sport; and I played them all at one point or another.

My football career ended after one season in Pop Warner when I went to helmet-to-helmet with a 6-foot-5 (or see he seemed), 250-pound (at least he looked it), 35-year-old man (he probably wasn’t) and got my bell rung something fierce. 820 more words

Memories

Rest In Peace Darryl Dawkins

RIP Darryl Dawkins.
One of the nicest human beings we have had the pleasure of knowing. A true class act, he was the most ‘fan-friendly’ athlete. 13 more words

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