Your question: When did Dr J dunk on Cooper?

Did Dr J ever win a dunk contest?

PHOENIX — Dr. … Julius Erving won the first dunk contest held during the 1976 ABA All-Star game when he threw down after taking off from the free throw line.

Did Dr J invent dunking?

He was well known for slam dunking from the free-throw line in slam dunk contests and was the only player voted Most Valuable Player in both the ABA and the NBA. The basketball slang of being posterized was first coined to describe his moves.

Regular season.

Year 1976–77
GP 82
FT% .777
RPG 8.5
APG 3.7

Who did Dr J dunk on?

J dunking on Michael Cooper with his famous Cradle Dunk!

Who created the Rock The Baby dunk?

Julius “Dr. J” Erving helped the dunk evolve from a play in basketball to performance art. Among his many masterpieces was the “Rock the Baby” cradle dunk that was born on an NBA stage at the Spectrum in Philadelphia on January 5, 1983.

Who invented free throw line dunk?

In the 1976 ABA Slam Dunk Contest, Julius Erving dunked after leaping from the free-throw line, with his heel on the line, and has since been credited with introducing the free-throw line dunk to the general public.

How much money is Dr J Worth?

James has earned more than $1 billion during his 18-year career, with nearly $400 million in salary and more than $600 million in off-the-court earnings, but that doesn’t make him a billionaire. After accounting for taxes, spending and investment returns, Forbes estimates James’ net worth to be about $850 million.

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