documentary on NBA legend and UWW grad airs

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

NBA legend and UMass Amherst UWW graduate Julius "Dr. J" Erving was the focus of an NBA TV documentary titled "The Doctor"  which aired Monday night and feature footage of Erving throughout his life, including video and photos from his time at UMass Amherst.

The greatest athlete in UMass Amherst history played college basketball for two seasons before turning pro where he became one of the best the game has ever seen. In the 1980's, he later returned to UMass Amherst to complete his bachelor's degree through the University Without Walls.