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us: Erving, Julius

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  • Variants

    • us: Doctor J
    • us: Dr. J
    • us: J, Dr.
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1950-02-22
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Males
    • Associated Language

    • Birth Place

        Nassau County (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: American Basketball Association (1967-1976)
    • Organization

        American Basketball Association (1967-1976)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Philadelphia 76ers (Basketball team)
    • Organization

        Philadelphia 76ers (Basketball team)
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  • Sources

    • found: Bell, M. The legend of Dr. J, 1975.
    • found: Champions, p1994: container (Julius Irving)
    • found: BGMI, June 21, 2007 (Erving, Julius Winfield II (1950-))
    • found: Dr. J, the autobiography, 2013: t.p. (Julius Erving)
    • found: Wikipedia, Feb. 19, 2014 (Julius Winfield Erving II (b. Feb. 22, 1950, Nassau County, New York), 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; he helped legitimize the American Basketball Association (ABA), and was the best-known player in that league when it merged with the National Basketball Association (NBA) after the 1975-76 season) {}
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed January 17, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Erving, Julius; Dr. J; basketball player, entrepreneur, radio/ television personality, philanthropist; born in 1950 in East Meadow, Nassau Country, New York, United States; graduated from the University of Massachusetts (1968); signed with the Virginia Squires of the American Basketball Association (ABA) (1971-1972); contract with New York Nets, leading them to the ABA championship (1973); signed with the Philadelphia Seventy-Sixers, playing for eleven years of his pro career; rose to unprecedented popularity in the NBA All-Star Game (1976); honors include, capturing the ABA's most valuable player (MVP) Award (1974); ABA All-Star all five years he was in the league; led his team to an NBA title (1983); inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (1993))
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    • 1980-05-22: new
    • 2016-06-04: revised
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