Julius Erving — American Athlete born on February 22, 1950,

Julius Winfield Erving II, commonly known by the nickname Dr. J, is a retired American basketball player who helped popularize a modern style of play that emphasizes leaping and playing above the rim. Erving helped legitimize the American Basketball Association and was the best-known player in that league when it merged with the National Basketball Association after the 1975–76 season... (wikipedia)

The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical.
You know, just in terms of having to have a life on the road, you know, having the celebrity aspect be a burden for my family, friends and extended family.
I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity.
I had to spend countless hours, above and beyond the basic time, to try and perfect the fundamentals.
I demand more of myself than anyone else could ever expect.