I pulled the plug on it at a time that I thought was right for me to exit.

- Julius Erving

Right up until the time I retired at age 37, I felt like there were still things that I could do better.

- Julius Erving

But you know, if you live an affluent lifestyle, there are all types of trappings that are there that you have to be cognizant of, and you've got to try and communicate freely and gain understanding about and then keep moving on, because you know, sometimes lifestyles are chosen for us as opposed to us choosing them.

- Julius Erving

In 1981, at age 31, I was voted the best player in basketball, and the most valuable player in the league.

- Julius Erving

One of the commitments that I personally have now is to a diverse approach to buying businesses, and the operation of those businesses.

- Julius Erving

If you do things with a certain type of result and cause a certain type of reaction or effect, then you increase your market value. It's very much a competition for the entertainment dollar, and that's never been more clearly evident than in today's NBA game.

- Julius Erving

The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical.

- Julius Erving

They are taking steps, but they are baby steps.

- Julius Erving

You can feel the vibes, feel the people pulling for you.

- Julius Erving

One of the most predictable things in life is there will be change. You are better off if you can have a say in the change. But you are ignorant or naive if you don't think there will be change, whether you want it to or not.

- Julius Erving