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NBA basketball player visits at Casa de Campo

Julius Erving, the star former NBA basketball player, spent Christmas in Casa de Campo, La Romana with his family. He said he came to play golf and relax. He arrived on a private flight into the new La Romana International Airport, according to the Listín Diario. Also spending Christmas in the DR was Nicky Lauda, who arrived piloting a 767 of Air Lauda. Sources say Ricky Martin was also seen vacationing in the DR. (2 January 2001)