Former NBA player Julius Erving arrives at the 2010 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 14, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Basketball Hall of Famer Julius “Dr. J” Erving is slated to make a guest appearance as himself on NBC’s comedy The Office.

According to reports from Entertainment Weekly, the episode that will air on January 17th and features Dr. J as an investor in a sports marketing business that Jim Halpert (John Krasinski) is attempting to launch in Philadelphia.

This is not the basketball legend’s first dabble into acting after landing a small role as the minister in Lifetime’s remake of Steel Magnolias.

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