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In celebration of the NBA's Golden Anniversary in 1996, the League selected its 50 greatest players of all-time. The so-honored hardwood gurus included 41 Basketball Hall of Famers and 9 (then) current stars (one selection, Pete Maravich, is deceased and another, Shaquille O'Neal, remains active in the NBA). Presented here is a limited edition, 39" x 25" lithograph entitled "National Basketball Association 50 Greatest Players - 1946-1996." Produced on 100% acid-free, archival quality paper by "Field of Dreams," this readily displayable keepsake features color composites of the lauded players, respectively signed by each in pencil (grading "9-10" overall). The edition of this historical lithograph was limited to 250 pieces, with 50 of them being issued to the players themselves. The offered lot is the print that was issued to Sam Jones himself (1/250). It bears 50 signatures, including those of: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Nate Archibald, Paul Arazin, Charles Barkley, Rick Barry, Elgin Baylor, Dave Bing, Larry Bird, Wilt Chamberlain, Bob Cousy, Dave Cowens, Billy Cunningham, Dave DeBusschere, Clyde Drexler, Julius Erving, Patrick Ewing (inscribed "33"), Walt Frazier, George Gervin ("Ice #44"), Hal Greer, John Havlicek, Elvin Hayes, Magic Johnson, Sam Jones, Michael Jordan, Jerry Lucas, Karl Malone ("32"), Moses Malone, Kevin McHale, George Mikan, Earl Monroe, Hakeem Olajuwon, Shaquille O'Neal ("34"), Robert Parish, Bob Pettit, Scottie Pippen, Willis Reed, Oscar Robertson, David Robinson ("2 COR 5:7"), Bill Russell, Dolph Schayes, Bill Sharman, John Stockton, Isiah Thomas, Nate Thurmond, Wes Unseld, Bill Walton, Jerry West, Lenny Wilkens, James Worthy and NBA Commissioner David Stern. The print presents with minimally NM display quality and comes accompanied by a COA signed by Stern and Field of Dreams executives Sam Battistone and Joie Casey. A scarce and treasured item and a "must" addition to any serious hoops archive. LOA from James Spence & Steve Grad/PSA DNA.

NBA 50 Greatest Players Signed Lithograph
NBA "50 Greatest Players" Signed Lithograph
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Minimum Bid: $5,000
Price Realized (Includes Buyers Premium): $46,835
Number of Bids: 0
Auction closed on: 4/14/2005