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Julius Erving

Basketball

Philadelphia 76ers

Played 11 seasons as a F for the Philadelphia 76ers (1976-87)

Nicknamed “Doctor J”, he was one of the most dominating players in his era

Helped popularize a modern style of play with emphasis on play above the rim

Known for his midair spins and powerful slam dunks

Contract purchased from the New York Nets (10/20/76)

Career stats with the 76ers: 22.0 PPG, 6.7 RPG, 3.9 APG, .507 FG%, .777 FT%

11 consecutive NBA All Star Game selection (1977-87)

2 time NBA All Star Game MVP (1977, 1983)

5 times finished in the NBA Top 10 in Points

3 times finished in the NBA Top 10 in Points Per Game

3 times finished in the NBA Top 10 in Field Goals

5 times finished in the NBA Top 10 in Free Throws

3 times finished in the NBA Top 10 in Steals

2 times finished in the NBA Top 10 in Blocks

6 times led the 76ers in Total Points (1976-77, 1978-82, 1983-84)

6 times led the 76ers in Points Per Game (1976-82)

7 times led the 76ers in Field Goals (1976-77, 1978-82, 1983-85)

5 times led the 76ers in Free Throws (1976-77, 1978-82)

2 times led the 76ers in Free Throw % (1977-78, 1986-87)

2 times led the 76ers in Offensive Rebounds (1980-81, 1981-82)

2 times led the 76ers in Blocks (1980-81, 1983-84)

Current Rank on the 76ers Career Leaders

  • 4th in PTS [18364]
  • 4th in PPG [22.0]
  • 2nd in FG [7237]
  • 8th in FG% [.507]
  • 5th in FT [3844]
  • 4th in AST [3224]
  • 7th in REB [5601]
  • 2nd in OFF REB [2067]
  • 2nd in DEF REB [3534]
  • 3rd in STL [1508]
  • 1st in BLK [1293]
  • 1st in Playoff PTS [3088]
  • 6th in Playoff PPG [21.9]
  • 1st in Playoff FG [1187]
  • 2nd in Playoff FT [707]
  • 2nd in Playoff AST [594]
  • 3rd in Playoff REB [994]
  • 1st in Playoff OFF REB [360]
  • 2nd in Playoff DEF REB [634]
  • 2nd in Playoff STL [235]
  • 1st in Playoff BLK [239]

Current rank on the NBA Career Leaders

  • 50th in PTS [18,364]
  • 29th in PPG [22.0]
  • 46th in FG [7237]
  • 32nd in STL [1508]
  • 36th in BLK [1293]

John Wanamaker Award recipient as Philadelphia Athlete of the Year (1978)

5 time 1st Team All-NBA selection (1977-78, 1979-80, 1980-81, 1981-82, 1982-83)

2 time 2nd Team All-NBA selection (1976-77, 1983-84)

Given the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award by the Pro Basketball Writers Association (1982-83)

Runner up in NBA MVP voting (1979-80)

Named MBA MVP (1980-81)

4 time NBA Eastern Conference Champion (1977, 1980, 1982, 1983)

Member of the 1983 NBA Champion Philadelphia 76ers

His #6 was retired by the 76ers (4/18/88)

Named to the NBA 35th Anniversary All-Time Team (1980)

One of only two active players at the time named to that prestigious team

Named to the NBA 50th Anniversary All-Time Team (1996)

Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (1993)

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