Julius "Dr. J" Erving
DOB: Feb. 22, 1950

at UMass - post-UMass - Pictures


at UMass

1969-71, #32

"I remember my first college game as a varsity player. I had a 27 point/28 rebound game. I wasn't a big guy, but I was able to chase rebounds down, and that set a school record in the first game."


Career Statistics
Season GP GS FG FGA % FT FTA % Reb Avg Pts Avg
1969-70 25 25 238 468 .509 167 230 .726 522 20.9 643 25.7
1970-71 27 27 286 609 .470 155 206 .752 527 19.5 727 26.9
Career 52 52 524 1077 .487 322 436 .739 1049 20.2 1370 26.3

Career high (points): 37 (at Fordham 1/21/1970 & at New Hampshire 3/2/1970)
Career high (rebounds): 32 (vs Syracuse 2/22/1971)


post-UMass

Audio: Pre-game intro in Philadelphia (260k .WAV)
Video: ESPN's Dan Patrick narrates Erving's transition from UMass to the pros (1.8meg .AVI)
Video: Dr. J had his own air time before MJ (613k .MOV video)
Profile: Tribute page from ABA fan-site

News:
ESPN's Outside The Lines did a great story of Erving re-uniting with his daughter Alexandra. (12/2008)
Doctor of Fillosophy in hoops (2/7/2002)



76ersPhiladelphia 76ers, NBA, 1976-87

Chronology
Career11-time NBA All-Star.
CareerAll-NBA First Team (1978, 80, 81, 82, 83). All-NBA Second Team (1977, 84).
Career76ers all-time leading blocked shots leader (1,293).
1982-8376ers win NBA Championship.
1983All-Star Game Most Valuable Player.
1980-81NBA Most Valuable Player.
1977All-Star Game Most Valuable Player.
Career NBA Statistics
G FG% 3PFG% FT% Rebs RPG Asts APG Stls Blks Pts PPG
836 .507 .261 .777 5601 6.7 3224 3.9 1508 1293 18364 22.0



NetsNew York Nets, ABA, 1973-76

Chronology
CareerABA's all-time Most Valuable Player.
3-Time ABA Scoring Champ.
ABA Career Scoring Average Leader with 28.7 ppg.
5-time ABA All-Star.
5-time member of ABA All-Pro team.
Member of 2 New York Nets ABA Championship teams.
MVP of ABA Playoffs in both 1974 & 1976.
Unanimous Selection to ABA 30 Man All-Time Team.
Chosen as ABA's All-Time Most Valuable Player
1975-76ABA Most Valuable Player.
1974-75ABA Co-Most Valuable Player with George McGinnis.
1973-74ABA Most Valuable Player.
Career ABA Statistics
  GP Min FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% TReb AST PF Stl Blk Pnts RPG APG PPG
Career ABA Totals 407 16550 4581 9094 .504 88 273 .322 2412 3102 .778 4924 1952 1208 764 648 11662 12.1 4.8 28.7
ABA Playoff Totals 48 2064 582 1122 .519 10 40 .250 318 400 .795 617 247 141 52 54 1492 12.9 5.2 31.1
ABA All-Star Totals 5 134 38 71 .535 1 2 .500 23 29 .793 36 24 16 - - 100 7.2 4.8 20.0



SquiresVirginia Squires, ABA, 1971-73

Chronology
1971-72ABA All-Rookie Team.


Pictures

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