Julius Erving

Julius Erving

Born: February 22, 1950

Nationality: American

Occupation: Athlete

Biography: Julius Winfield Erving II, commonly known by the nickname Dr. J, is a retired American basketball player who helped launch a modern style of play that emphasizes leaping and play above the rim. Erving helped legitimize the American Basketball Association, and was the best-known player in that league when it merged with the National Basketball Association after the 1975 76 season.

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