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Julius Erving


Nicknamed “Dr. J,” he’s an NBA Hall of Popularity guard/forwards known for his high-flying, above-the-rim has. He have scored over 30,000 factors during his profession within the ABA as well as the NBA. In 1983, he gained an NBA Tournament using the Philadelphia 76ers. He was raised in a casing task, but his mother’s persistence led him to golf ball and from the ghetto. He was called NBA MVP in 1981 and was a 3-period ABA MVP as an associate of the brand new York Nets from 1973 to 1976. He’s the daddy of American golf participant Alexandra Stevenson, an undeniable fact that had not been made open public until she reached the Wimbledon semifinals in 1999. He also offers a son called Corey. He was wedded to Turquoise Dark brown from 1972 to 2003 and, in 2008, he wedded Dorys Madden. For some of his period using the Philadelphia 76ers, Maurice Cheeks was his stage guard.

Quick Facts

Full Name Julius Erving
Date Of Birth February 22, 1950
Place Of Birth Long Island, NY
Height 2 m
Weight 96 kg
Profession Basketball Player
Education University of Massachusetts Amherst
Nationality American
Spouse Dorýs Madden, Turquoise Brown
Children Alexandra Stevenson, Justin Kangas, Corey Erving
Parents Callie Mae Erving, Julius Erving
Siblings Alexis Erving, Marvin Erving
Awards NBA Most Valuable Player Award, All-NBA Team, NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award, National Basketball Association Awards - J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award
Movies The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh, The Real: Rucker Parks Legends, NBA Hardwood Classics: Superstars Collection, The American Game
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1He was the ABA MVP in the year 1975 as well as 1974 and 1976.
2Inducted in the Enshrined in University of Massachusetts Athletics Hall of Fame in 1980.
3Inducted into the World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame in 1995.
4Played for the University of Massachusetts (1968-1971). All-America and All-Yankee Conference (1970, 1971). Holds or shares 14 UMass records, including career (20.2 rpg) and seasonal (20.9 rpg, 1970) rebounding averages, career (38.4) and seasonal (38.8, 1970) minutes per game, career (26.3 ppg) and seasonal (26.9 ppg, 1971) scoring averages.
5NBA MVP (1981). All-NBA First Team (1978, 1980-1983). All-NBA Second Team (1977, 1984). Appeared in 11 NBA All-Star Games (1977-1987). Two-time All-Star Game MVP (1977, 1983).
6Jersey retired by both the Nets and the 76ers. NBA 35th Anniversary All-Time Team (1980). NBA 50th Anniversary All-Time Team (1996). Walter J. Kennedy Citizenship Award (1983). Jackie Robinson Award presented by Ebony Magazine (1983). American Express Man of the Year (1985).
7His youngest son Corey accidentally drowned in 2000.
8ABA MVP (1974, 1976). ABA First Team All-Star (1973-1976). Five-time ABA All-Star (1972-1976). Holds ABA career record for highest scoring average (28.7 ppg) in a minimum of 250 games.
9Played for the American Basketball Association's (ABA) Virginia Squires (1971-1972 & 1972-1973) and New York Nets (1973-1974 thru 1975-1976); and the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Philadelphia 76ers (1976-1977 thru 1986-1987).
10Enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1993.
11Is currently an executive for the NBA's Orlando Magic.
12Is the father of professional tennis player Alexandra Stevenson.
13Former professional basketball player



The Office2013TV SeriesJulius Erving
Frasier1996TV SeriesMike
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper1995TV SeriesDr. J
Time Trax1994TV SeriesFather Trey Hawkins
Doogie Howser, M.D.1991TV SeriesDr. J
The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh1979Moses Guthrie



The Doctor2013/IVDocumentary



ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPY Awards2003TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
2003 Trumpet Awards2003TV SpecialHimself
The 1997 NBA Finals1997TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Pregame Analyst
1997 NBA All-Star Game1997TV SpecialHimself - Studio Analyst
The 1996 NBA Finals1996TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Pregame Analyst
1996 NBA All-Star Game1996TV SpecialHimself - Studio Analyst
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1995TV SeriesHimself
1995 NBA All-Star Game1995TV SpecialHimself - Studio Analyst
1994 NBA All-Star Game1994TV SpecialHimself - Studio Analyst
Square One Television1991TV SeriesHimself
My Two Dads1990TV SeriesHimself
Lou Rawls Parade of Stars1989TV SeriesHimself
The Pat Sajak Show1989TV SeriesHimself
Sesame Street1987-1988TV SeriesHimself
The 9th Annual American Black Achievement Awards1988TV SpecialHimself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1987TV SeriesHimself
1987 NBA All-Star Game1987TV SpecialHimself
1986 NBA All-Star Game1986TV SpecialHimself
1985 NBA All-Star Game1985TV SpecialHimself
1984 NBA All-Star Game1984TV SpecialHimself
1984 NBA Slam Dunk Championship1984TV MovieHimself
1983 NBA All-Star Game1983TV SpecialHimself
Greatest Sports Legends1982TV SeriesHimself
1982 NBA All-Star Game1982TV SpecialHimself
1981 NBA All-Star Game1981TV SpecialHimself
The NBA on CBS1978-1979TV SeriesHimself
1979 NBA All-Star Game1979TV SpecialHimself
Good Morning America1978TV SeriesHimself
1978 NBA All-Star Game1978TV SpecialHimself
1977 NBA All-Star Game1977TV SpecialHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1976TV SeriesHimself - Pro Basketball Player / Himself - Co-Host
Dinah!1976TV SeriesHimself
The Wise Old OwlDocumentary filmingHimself
FNS 27 HRS Television 302016TV MovieHimself
Open Court2014TV SeriesHimself
Tavis Smiley2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Colbert Report2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Mike & Mike2013TV SeriesHimself - Basketball Hall of Famer
The Doctor2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
2012 Soul Train Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
Doin' It in the Park: Pick-Up Basketball, NYC2012DocumentaryHimself (as Julius 'Dr J' Erving)
2011 Soul Train Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member
NBA Hardwood Classics2001-2011TV SeriesHimself
On the Shoulders of Giants: The Story of the Greatest Team You Never Heard Of2010DocumentaryHimself
Fathers of the Sport2008DocumentaryHimself
The Real: Rucker Park Legends2006Video documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2001-2004TV Series documentaryHimself
SkyWalker: The David Thompson Story2004TV Movie documentaryHimself

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Archive Footage

Kobe Bryant's Muse2015TV Special documentaryHimself (uncredited)
I Love the '70s2003TV Series documentaryHimself
:03 from Gold2002TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Journey of the African-American Athlete1996TV Movie documentaryHimself

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1With black kids, it's always a struggle for pride. Basketball was my way out. I worked hard to make sure it was.

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