Julius Erving

Patrick Ewing  (Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart /Allsport)

Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 39-30

Moving on with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes of all time by uniform/jersey number, here are numbers 39-30.

10/15/2014

INDIANAPOLIS - JANUARY 18: Paul George #24 of the Indiana Pacers throws down the 360-dunk against the Los Angeles Clippers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on January 18, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Boomshakalaka! Top 5 Dunks Of All Time

With the NBA Slam Dunk Contest coming up, we take a look at five classic dunks.

02/13/2014

Michael Jordan (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Michael Jordan: In My Prime, I’d Beat LeBron James 1-On-1

“I don’t think I would lose,” Jordan said in the video, before smiling and adding, “Other than to Kobe Bryant because he steals all of my moves.”

10/01/2013

Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Keidel: No ‘Net Gain’ For Brooklyn Nets In Mega-Deal

Jason Keidel offers a harsh examination of the Nets’ mega-deal.

07/02/2013

Deron Williams (Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Need D-Will To Continue To Play Like A Superstar

He’s not going to go for 42 points every night, but the Nets need Williams to continue to play like the superstar they are paying him to be.

03/09/2013

(Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Keidel: Rooney Rules — NFL Pride And Prejudice

So far, 14 HC/GM positions have been filled over the last month, and all by white men. That must change says Keidel.

01/21/2013

(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Keidel: Gangs Of New York

The Knicks aren’t even the best team in NYC. That handle belongs to a squad in Brooklyn.

11/28/2012

First pick in the 2012 NBA draft Anthony Davis talks to the media after joining the New Orleans Hornets at the New Orleans Areana on June 29, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Keidel: NBA Locals’ Brew A Cold Draft

There were two notable holes in the first round of the NBA Draft, both of our beloved basketball teams.

06/29/2012

Denver Nuggets' Carmelo Anthony talks to reporters during media availability for the NBA All Star basketball game in Los Angeles, Friday, Feb. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Keidel: ‘Melo, Madoff and March

New York has been in an odd position over the last year. In the echo of the LeBron James and Cliff Lee snubs, we find ourselves the pursuers, not the pursued.

WFAN–02/21/2011