Julius Erving Faces Foreclosure on Utah Home


NBA legend Julius Erving, universally known as Dr. J, is facing foreclosure now that he has defaulted on the mortgage for his 6,572-square-foot St. George, Utah home (pictured below) that he had custom-built in 2006, reported TMZ.

"When I moved to Utah, I thought about it as moving into semi-retirement, the back nine of my life," he told the Atlanta Journal Constitution when discussing his 2008 move to the Southeastern city after buying an Atlanta golf course that also went into foreclosure. "I was going to be out West. And now I find myself East and South."

Part of the troubles began for the former Philadelphia 76'er, who had his No. 6 jersey retired, when the homeowners association in Erving's Utah subdivision overlooking Zion and Pine Valley filed a lien on his home.