A successful career in the sports of basketball made Julius Erving a famous star. Though, currently he is not part of any type of basketball team. His nickname in the playground of basketball is DR. Julius. He is better known as the inventor of many new basketball techniques such as above rim playing and leaping. In 1950, he was born in New York City. A style called slam dunk is accredited to him also. The basic attributes of this style lies in the techniques of leaping and above rim playing. His interest in this sport started when he was in high school. He used to take part in many of the competitions. And his style and addition of new techniques brought fame to his name and worth.
His nick name of DR. Julius and addition of new attributes to his playing style provided him with huge success. To become an active member of American Basketball Association, he soon left his high school and became a permanent member and player of the league in 1971. In the beginning, he was not drafted by any team and was there as a free agent. But, as discussed earlier, due to his great involvement in the team, he became a permanent part of ABA. He played in the American Basketball Association for five consecutive years.
Philadelphia 76ers started showing interest in his skills and soon they took him under their contract. His career in NBA lasted for 11 years which also became a core source in the increasing wealth of his. Under his consultancy, his team won in 1983 championship. At last, in 1985, he decided to retire from professional NBA. He holds the record of being the third highest goal scorer in the history of NBA.
Julius Erving Net Worth
His net worth is $16 MILLION.
Julius Erving Stats
Full Name: Julius Winfield Erving II
Birth Date: February 22, 1950
Birth Place: East Meadow, New York
Profession: Basketball player
Height: 6 ft 6 in
Weight: 95 kg
Marital Status: Married
Partner: Dorýs Madden
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