Chuck D of the iconic hip-hop group Public Enemy – which was inducted into the Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame in April – will narrate the upcoming film on the life and career of Julius “Dr. J” Erving when NBA TV presents The Doctor on Monday, June 10, at 9 p.m. ET.
Via Press Release:
The 90-minute documentary, produced by NBA Originals, will air between Games 2 and 3 of The Finals. Chuck D, a fellow native of Roosevelt, N.Y., and graduate of Erving’s alma mater, Roosevelt Junior-Senior High School, voices the documentary, which takes an in-depth look at the iconic Erving, who revolutionized the sports world through his awe-inspiring play on the court and his grace and style off it.
The documentary will feature eye-witness accounts from the people who witnessed Erving’s greatness up close including, Pat Riley, president of the Miami Heat, Doug Collins, former Philadelphia 76ers teammate and Bob Costas, Emmy Award-winning sportscaster.
There will also be music featured in the film, produced by J.Period, music supervisor for the Brooklyn Nets’ inaugural season at the Barclays Center. J. Period has also worked with Mary J. Blige, Common, John Legend, Kanye West and The Roots.