The Rise and Rise of Julius ErvingBook - 2010
This book tells Dr. J's amazing story, following his basketball journey from his Long Island childhood to the street games of New York City to a college career as his skills, reputation, and character grew. It follows his entrance into the ABA, where he revolutionized the game by glamorizing the dunk, and his conquering of the NBA, where he was Michael Jordan before there was a Jordan. It relates the family struggles he's had since leaving the game and charts the transformation of the man into myth.
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2010.
Characteristics: xviii, 286 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.