Julius Erving

NBA Legend Julius Erving Full Name: Julius Erving

United States of America

Profession: NBA Legend
Why Famous: Helped launch a modern style of basketball that emphasizes leaping and play above the rim, and helped legitimize the American Basketball Association. He was the best-known player in that league when it merged with the NBA after the 1975–76 season. He won three championships and four Most Valuable Player Awards.

Born: February 22, 1950 (68 years old)
Birthplace: Nassau County, New York, USA

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces

Married Life

  • 1974-02-10 NBA player Julius Erving (23) weds model Turquoise Brown at Waldorf

Historical Events in the Life of Julius Erving

  • 1973-08-01 Struggling ABA club Virginia Squires trades star forward Julius Erving to New York Nets for George Carter and cash
  • 1987-04-17 Julius Erving becomes 3rd NBA (and ABA) player to score 30,000 points

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