When Julius Erving was a freshman at the University of Massachusetts, he single-handedly drew capacity crowds so frenzied to see him play that lines would circle the Curry Hicks Cage hours before the tip-off. It was clear that a legend was being born. Erving became one of only…more
Julius twice scored a career-high 37 points. The first game was against New Hampshire on March 2, 1970, the second against Fordham on January 21, 1970.
Julius scored 29 points by half-time in a game against Boston University on January 28, 1970.
Julius made a career high 19 free throws in a game against New Hampshire on March 2, 1970.
Entered the University of Massachusetts Hall of Fame in 1980.
Julius and his Philadelphia 76er teammates won the NBA championship in 1983.
Julius and his New York Nets teammates won the ABA championship in 1976.
Julius and his New York Nets teammates won the ABA championship in 1974.
Julius was the ABA MVP in 1976.
Julius was the ABA MVP in 1974.
In the ABA Julius played for the New York Nets from 1973-76.
In the ABA Julius played for the Virginia Squires from 1971-73.
His career 1,370 points is still best in school history as of 2006.
Julius was an All-Yankee Conference member in 1971.
Julius was an All-Yankee Conference member in 1970.
Julius was an All-American in 1971.
Julius was an All-American in 1970.
Julius is one of only six players in NCAA college basketball history to average more than 20 rebounds & 20 points per game.
Julius played basketball at Roosevelt High School in New York from 1964 - 1968.
Dr. J was a star basketball player at the University of Massachusetts from 1969 - 1971.
Julius and his Philadelphia 76er teammates won the NBA World Champion in 1983.
His "Dr. J" nickname is one of the best known in basketball.
Dr. J.: To be great we need to win games we aren't supposed to win.
Dr. J.: If you don't do what's best for your body, you're the one who comes up on the short end.
Dr. J.: Goals determine what you're going to be.
Dr. J.: The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical.
Dr. J.: I keep both eyes on my man. The basket hasn't moved on me yet.
Dr. J.: I'm here to watch the watch the champions and the would-be champions.
Dr. J.: They are taking steps, but they are baby steps.
Dr. J.: When I see Maurice on the sidelines, I see a little bit of Chuck Daly. If he can have that type of success, maybe the Hall of Fame could be next.
Dr. J.: Hopefully this will stimulate the appearance of new talents in Brazil.
Dr. J.: I am very proud to be featured, especially when you consider the outstanding champions who have had this honor. It is great company to be in.