Julius Irving | No. 11 | Nick Wright’s Top 50 Players of the Last 50 Years


Known to many by his nicknames “Dr. J” and “The Doctor,” Julius Erving was among the most exciting players in NBA history. He was known for jaw-dropping athleticism manifesting in dunks that were both powerful and graceful. To “posterize” a defender remains basketball slang believed to have originated with Erving’s penchant for dunking over opposing players in spectacular fashion.

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