Roosevelt street renamed after NBA legend Dr. J

Nassau Road in Roosevelt, from Pleasant Avenue to

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Nassau Road in Roosevelt, from Pleasant Avenue to the Southern State Parkway, was renamed Julius W. Erving Avenue Thursday, after the former NBA player better known as Dr. J, who lived on the street from ages 13-21. Videojournalist: Jessica Rotkiewicz (Nov. 7, 2013)

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