Basketball legend Dr. J born
February 22, 1950
Former basketball legend Julius "Dr. J" Erving born in Roosevelt, New York. He is revered for his legacy of amazing acrobatic and powerful offensive moves.
Erving won three championships, four Most Valuable Player Awards, and three scoring titles while playing with the ABA's Virginia Squires and New York Nets and the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers. He is the fifth-highest scorer in professional basketball history, with 30,026 points (NBA and ABA combined).