“Your goals determine what you are going to be in the future,” said an American retired basketball player Julius Erving. Julius, aka Dr. J, who is a Hall of Fame guard known for his high-flying, above the rim.
Erving was one of the mots talents basketball players and best dunkers in NBA history. He makes millions of dollars from his basketball career. So far, what’s the figure of his net worth? What is he doing now? Read on for more info.
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Who is Julius Erving? His Career Info, Highlights
The native New Yorker Julius Erving was born in Hempstead, 1950. He was a school and college basketball star and even got his nickname “The Doctor” and “Dr. Julius.” He enrolled at the University of Massachusetts in 1968, where he played two college basketball seasons.
Then he went on to the University of Massachusetts Amherst from where he earned his bachelor’s degree. In a time when players left college early to join the Pros, Julius did just that.
Erving signed a four-year contract with Virginia Squires that worth $500,000. Subsequently, he was drafted in 1972 and played with Oscar Roberston and Kareen Abdul-Jabbar. Later he was traded to New York Nets (ABA), where he spent five years.
Later he left the team to joined the Philadelphia 76ers in 1976. In 1983, he won the championship with the group ‘Sixers.’ Erving retired in the year 1987 at the age of 37 and considered the highest dunker all the time. Throughout his career, he has played more than 800 games, scoring an average of 22 points per game.
What’s Julius Erving Net Worth?
The former NBA player earns most o his wealth from his profession as a basketball. Throughout his career, he played basketball for several teams. Julius Erving’s net worth is $30 million.
Before playing with ABA, he penned an eight-year deal worth $2.8 million and paid $350,000 per year. He was sold to Philadelphia 76ers for $6 million in 1976 and played from 1976 to 1987.
Apart from that, Julius earned a hefty worth by endorsing products and also have a shoe market under his name. Additionally, he starred in the 1979 basketball comedy film ‘The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh.’
After his retirement, he became a successful businessman and obtained ownership of a Coca Cola and also works as a sports analyst. In 1997, he joined the Orlando Magic as Vice President f RDV Sports and Executive Vice President. Further, he served o the board of Directors of Converse ad The Sports Authority.
House & Cars Details
NBA player Erving invested his money in the luxurious mansions and cars. Dr. J is bought several properties across the USA. He has a beautiful mansion in Villanova. It has 18 rooms. Moreover, he put his 6,572 square foot Utah home for sale in 2010 for $2.25 million that had five bedrooms.
Quick Info on Julius Erving
|Julius Winfield Erving II
|Date of Birth
|February 22, 1950
|East Meadow, New York
|69 years old
|6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
|210 lb (95 kg)