Dr. J will be in ... the state store

Former Sixer Julius Erving talking to the media following a press conference on June 5, 2013, prior to a private screening of "The Doctor." (Charles Fox/Staff Photographer)

Julius Erving, star of the Philadelphia 76ers, four-time MVP and inventor of the slam dunk, will sign pre-purchased bottles of Crown Royal Canadian Whisky and Crown Royal Maple from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection Store, 180 W. Girard Ave.

Crown Royal Canadian Whisky, 750 mL, is available at Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores for $24.99, $3 off the retail price. Crown Royal Maple, 750 mL, is available for $23.99, also $3 off the listed price.

A complimentary tasting is available for those 21 and older.