Basketball great Julius "Dr. J" Erving was a schoolyard legend while growing up in Roosevelt, Long Island.
His hometown paid tribute Thursday by renaming a street in his honor. Dr. J unveiled the new "Julius Erving Avenue" sign on Nassau Road at the corner of Pleasant Avenue.
The NBA Hall of Famer sang the Roosevelt High School fight song.
Dr. J said his greatest accomplishment is being a role model for young kids across the country.