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'Dr. J' sings high school fight song at street renaming

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Basketball great Julius "Dr. J" Erving was a schoolyard legend while growing up in Roosevelt, Long Island.

His hometown paid tribute Thursday by renaming a street in his honor. Dr. J unveiled the new "Julius Erving Avenue" sign on Nassau Road at the corner of Pleasant Avenue.

The NBA Hall of Famer sang the Roosevelt High School fight song.

Dr. J said his greatest accomplishment is being a role model for young kids across the country.

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