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The Doc & Sir Charles: Illustrated

Jan 22, 2008, 9:50 AM EDT

Slam Online runs a feature every Friday that has an illustration done by artist Joel KimmelLast Friday’s post featured two great images.  The one of Dr. J. below and another of Sir Charles owning the rim.

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Kimmel:

“I wasn’t really excited about doing any of the
current Sixers, so I decided to paint Julius Erving and Charles Barkley
instead. I portrayed Erving standing on the hoop to quite literally
suggest his above-the-rim style. As Barkley was a more forceful player,
I put a broken rim in his hand to suggest that. I’ve wanted to paint
these guys for a long time, especially Barkley who was a favorite
player of mine. It was great to have a reason to do them both in the
same week.”

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