Julius Erving, better known as Dr. J, is considered one of the most talented players in the history of the NBA as well as one of the game’s best dunkers. His talent, hard work and determination took him from the public housing projects to the NBA, where he played his entire career for the Philadelphia 76ers. He was an 11-time All-Star and the 1981 NBA MVP and, in 1983, he led the 76ers to an NBA title. He is one of only three players in history to score a career total of over 30,000 points inprofessional play. In 1993 he was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame and was named to the NBA’s 50th Anniversary All-Time team. In 1994, Erving was named by Sports Illustrated as one of the 40 most important athletes of all time.
NECA Project Excellence Awards
Join us on Sunday to honor the recipients of the sixth annual NECA Project Excellence Awards. These awards are an acknowledgement of the extraordinary work performed throughout 2022 by NECA contractors in 13 different project categories. Visit www.necapea.com to view a gallery of all of the winners.