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Erving, Julius

Overview
Works: 72 works in 113 publications in 1 language and 4,936 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Sports films  Drama  Interviews 
Roles: Host, Commentator, Narrator, Interviewee, Author of introduction
Classifications: GV884.E78, 796.323092
Publication Timeline
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You let some GIRL beat you? the story of Ann Meyers Drysdale by Ann Meyers Drysdale ( )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ann Meyers Drysdale blasts through basketball barriers and stereotypes to become one of Time Magazine's Top 10 Female Sports Pioneers
The definitive word on Michael Jordan ( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fathers of the sport ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the early years, basketball was played on the street or playground courts of New York, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., and Chicago. This film tells the story of streetball from the perspectives of the men who played the game. Among those interviewed are the most dominant forces in the game: Julius Erving, Jo "Jellybean" Bryant, Joe Hammond, James "Fly" Williams, Hawthorne Wingo and Richard "Pee Wee" Kirkland
Black magic ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the Civil Rights Movement from the perspective of some of the most talented African-American basketball players who lived it
On the shoulders of giants. [an audio & musical journey through the early history of basketball] by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar takes listeners on a tour through the segregated days of early basketball, including the remarkable story of the Harlem Rens--the first professional champions of basketball. Along the way, hoops icons like Charles Barkley, Julius Erving, and John Wooden share their thoughts, while broadcast legend Bob Costas narrates
Dr. J's basketball stuff ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
You can go one-on-one as you learn with Dr. J, or simply watch, in awe, some of his most amazing moments as shown on the ABA and NBA game footage included throughout the program. An interactive "Housecall" section lets you actually work out with the "Doc"--over and over again
The fish that saved Pittsburgh catch the fish! have a ball! ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Basketball's Dr. J, Julius Erving, operates on the competition in this hoop-it-up disco-era fantasy about a team on a winning streak when it signs up motley players born under the zodiac's fish sign of Pisces. Will the Dr. in the house, trademark cloud-walking, net-shredding slam dunks are plentiful. More hoops excitement follows as the Harlem Globetrotters' Meadowlark Lemon handles the rock as if he had more arms than an octopus and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar shows his winning style as well
Boston Celtics the complete history ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduced by Spero Dedes of NBA-TV, this set covers the history of the storied Boston Celtics. A charter member of the Basketball Association of America since 1946, the Boston Celtics have produced a legacy of success that no other professional sports franchise can match. A glorious history of 16 world championship titles, unselfish, popular and loyal players, an outdated building with its unique parquet floor, the plethora of classic, jubilant, memorable regular season and playoff games. Boston captured eleven NBA Championships during a 13-year span, including eight in succession from 1959 to 1966, the franchise had earned the distinction of being named a "dynasty."
NBA super slams 2 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The greatest dunks in NBA history
Super slams of the NBA NBA super slams 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Watch the most devastating NBA dunkers slam their way to the top. Includes the highest DPM ever with superstars Michael Jordan, Dominique Wilkins and more. Also includes a history of the dunk, with legends Dr. J. and Connie Hawkins
Telling teens about AIDS ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teens and those who contracted aids in their teens seek to penetrate the walls that are thrown up every time an adult seeks to warn teens about any danger. Helps teachers and parents confront the issue of AIDS and shows how an innocent liason can lead to death
Doin' it in the park pick-up basketball, New York City ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film explores the definition, history, culture, social impact and global influence of New York's outdoor summer basketball scene, the worldwide 'Mecca' of the sport
Dr. J : the autobiography by Julius Erving ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With startling honesty and an unmistakable voice, Dr. J is a historic self-portrait of an American legend, Julius "The Doctor" Erving. With his flights of improvisation around the basket and his towering afro, Julius Erving became one of the most charismatic (and revolutionary) players basketball has ever known. But while the public has long revered this cultural icon, few have ever known of the double life of Julius Erving. Dr. J traces the inner lives of the nearly perfect player and the imperfect man and how he has come to terms with both
76ers the complete history ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the history of the Philadelphia 76ers, an NBA professional basketball team founded in 1963
Champions [classic moments with sports heroes] by Larry King ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interviews with athletes from various episodes of the Larry King show featuring Hank Aaron, Arthur Ashe, Tracy Austin, George Foreman, Tommy Lasorda, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Julius Erving, Mary Lou Retton, and Terry Bradshaw
Julius Erving and Larry Bird go one on one by Eric Hammond ( )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1985 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Play a game of one-on-one as Dr. J or Bird
You can do anything ( Visual )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Oprah Winfrey discusses the essentials of achievement with a poet, a racer, a basketball star, a military pilot, and an entrepreneur."--Description from website
You let some girl beat you? the story of Ann Meyers Drysdale by Ann Meyers Drysdale ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ann Meyers Drysdale is one of the greatest stars in the history of basketball. But her rise wasn't without controversy. Her 1979 NBA bid to play with the Indiana Pacers brought a barrage of criticism. But Ann simply wanted to play among the best. She had always competed with the guys, and she never let anyone keep her down. A female first in many categories, Ann Meyers Drysdale was the first woman ever signed to a four-year athletic scholarship to UCLA, where she remains the only four-time Bruin basketball All American, male or female. Ann was also the only woman ever asked to compete in ABC Sports' Superstars, pitting her against elite athletes like Mark Spitz, Joe Frazier, O. J. Simpson, and Mark Gastineau. In You Let Some Girl Beat You? Ann shares with us her inspirational story for the first time
On the shoulders of giants. [an audio & musical journey through the early history of basketball] by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar takes listeners on a tour through the segregated days of early basketball, including the remarkable story of the Harlem Rens--the first professional champions of basketball. Along the way, hoops icons like Charles Barkley, Julius Erving, and John Wooden share their thoughts, while broadcast legend Bob Costas narrates
Julius Erving: Dr. J the autobiography by Julius Erving ( )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julius Erving, the legendary "Dr. J," enthralled basketball fans for 11 seasons with the Philadelphia 76ers, leading the team to the NBA crown in 1983. The dominant player of his era, Erving was one of the first players to make individual expression a vital part of the game, with his graceful midair spins and twirls punctuated by powerful slam dunks. Elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1993, Erving was an 11-time All Star. He received the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award in 1983 and in 1996 was named one of Sports Illustrated's 50 Greatest Players in NBA History. In his new memoir, the Philadelphia legend reflects on his life on and off the court
 
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Alternative Names
Doctor J
Dr. J
Erving, Julius 1950- "Dr. J."
Erving, Julius, "Dr. J." 1950-
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Languages
English (73)
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