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Julius Erving

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Basketball Player

The Resume

    (February 22, 1950- )
    Played for Virginia Squires and New York Nets in ABA; Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Nets in NBA
    3-Time ABA MVP
    NBA MVP (1981)
    Winner of 3 ABA/NBA Titles
    Nicknamed 'Dr. J'

Why he might be annoying:

    He had a contract dispute after his first ABA season and tried to sign with the NBA, but lost a lawsuit.
    He doesn't actually have a doctorate degree.
    He is divorced.
    He fathered tennis star Alexandra Stevenson out of wedlock and only saw her once before her 18th birthday.
    While married, he had at least two children, with other women.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He was the main reason to why the NBA and ABA merged.
    He popularized the slam dunk.
    He was known as one of the least selfish players in basketball.
    He was ranked #43 on ESPN's Sportscentury's Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century.
    He was ranked #40 on Sport Illustrated's '40 For The Ages' list.

Credit: Eric Hartman


Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 8 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 98 Votes: 51.02% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 103 Votes: 42.72% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 14 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 10 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 11 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 11 Votes: 18.18% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 11 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 18 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 16 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 19 Votes: 31.58% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 129 Votes: 57.36% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 32 Votes: 40.62% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 52 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 121 Votes: 48.76% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 134 Votes: 45.52% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 227 Votes: 44.05% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 411 Votes: 43.07% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 620 Votes: 43.55% Annoying