A biography of the black basketball star who was voted the most valuable player. Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Doctor . A Biography Of Julius Erving.
A biography of the black basketball star who was voted the most valuable player by the ABA in 1974.
If not the greatest basketball player of all time, Julius Erving was the first and best at bringing the playground to the pro game. in Basketball Biographies (Books). in Basketball (Books).
Only 16 left in stock (more on the way). If not the greatest basketball player of all time, Julius Erving was the first and best at bringing the playground to the pro game. In the early 1970s, when Erving burst onto the national scene with the American Basketball Association Virginia Squires, he was a revelation. Every game was its own Dr. J highlight reel of swooping dunks and twisting layups.
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The Doctor"" quickly led the team to the ABA championship that '73-'74 season in addition to collecting the first of two successive MVP trophies. The subject might just be the most exciting basketball player alive-alas, he doesn't have quite the same moves on paper. The product of a broken home in Hempstead, Long Island, Julius Winfield Erring II began making a name for himself around the hoop on his local playground at Roosevelt Park.
Haskins, James, Doctor . A Biography of Julius Erving, Doubleday, 1975. Porter, David . e. African-American Sports Greats: A Biographical Dictionary, Greenwood Press, 1995. Wilker, Josh, Julius Erving, Chelsea House, 1995. Basketball Digest, February 2002, pp. 30-35; March 2002, pp. 18-20; May-June 2004, pp. 20-22. Black Enterprise, March 1986, p. 13. Esquire, February 1985, p. 112.
Julius Erving was born in Hempstead, New York, in 1950. The following season, despite earning MVP honors, Erving did not have enough of a supporting cast to bring his team back to the championship round. He helped the New York Nets win the ABA championship in 1974 and 1976, before switching to the NBA and joining the Philadelphia 76ers. In 1983 he helped lead the club to a world championship. In 1982, after another heartbreaking loss in the Finals to the Los Angeles Lakers, the 76ers retooled the club's lineup, trading for Houston Rocket Moses Malone, for the upcoming season.
Julius Erving, American collegiate and professional basketball player who was one of the most colorful and exciting figures in the game during the 1970s and ’80s. Alternative Titles: Doctor J, Julius Winfield Erving II. He played forward and was noted for his fast breaks, balletic leaps toward the basket, and climactic slam dunks. Learn more about Erving’s life and career. Julius Erving, in full Julius Winfield Erving II, byname Doctor J, (born February 22, 1950, Roosevelt, New York, . American collegiate and professional basketball player who was one of the most colourful and exciting figures in the game during the 1970s and ’80s.
James Haskins (September 19, 1941 – July 6, 2005) was a prolific and award-winning author with more than one hundred books for both adults and children. Many of his books highlight the achievements of African Americans and cover the history and culture of Africa and the African-American experience. His work also included many biographical subjects, ranging from Hank Aaron to Scatman Crothers and Malcolm X. Most of his writings were for young people.
Biography Haskins' picture books, with many brightly colored pictures and few words, were geared to young children just learning to read.
Haskins was born in Demopolis, Alabama, and spent his childhood in a household with lots of children. He received his high school education in Boston, Massachusetts. degree from Georgetown University in 1960, a . degree from Alabama State University in 1962, and a . degree from the University of New Mexico in 1963. Haskins' picture books, with many brightly colored pictures and few words, were geared to young children just learning to read. They tend to highlight the achievements of African Americans in society.