SCP Auctions, the new auction and appraisal partner of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass., is pleased to announce that its First Annual Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Online Auction will be running concurrently with the company’s 2016 Mid-Summer Classic starting next month from Wednesday, August 3, through Saturday, August 20.
More than 300 sought-after lots of basketball’s finest memorabilia will be up for bid including the personal collection of Hall of Famer Ann Meyers-Drysdale, the first female player ever enshrined in Springfield. The online preview is live at www.scpauctions.com.
Highlights of the auction include the following:
• Wilt Chamberlain's 1959-60 Outstanding NBA Player Award Trophy presented to Wilt in his rookie season with original photo of him holding trophy
• March 2, 1962, Wilt Chamberlain 100-Point game program
• 1971-72 Wilt Chamberlain Los Angeles Lakers (championship season) game-worn home warm-up jacket
• 1989 Joe Dumars Detroit Pistons NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award Trophy presented by Sport Magazine
• 1977-78 Larry Bird Indiana State Sycamores game-worn and signed warm-up suit with ISU provenance
• Ann Meyers' May 10, 1993, Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Induction plaque (Meyers Collection)
• Ann Meyers' 1977-78 The Broderick Cup Award For Outstanding Collegiate Women's Athlete of the Year (Meyers Collection)
• Ann Meyers' 1976 USA Women's Basketball Montreal Olympics game-worn jersey and pair of practice jerseys (Meyers Collection)
• Zelmo Beaty's 1971 Utah Stars ABA Championship Ring (Beaty LOA, 2016 HOF Inductee)
• 2003-04 LeBron James signed pair of rookie season game-worn Nike Air Zoom Generation shoes (MEARS, UDA)
• 1975 Walt Frazier signed and inscribed NBA All-Star game-worn jersey – named MVP with 30 points (MEARS A10)
• 1987-88 Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls game-worn home uniform from first MVP season
• 1979-80 Julius "Dr. J" Erving Philadelphia 76ers Game Worn Road Uniform w/ Possible NBA Finals Photo-Match (Erving's Agent Provenance)
• Dwyane Wade's 2006 NBA All-Star Skills Challenge Champion Trophy (Wade Collection)
• Dwyane Wade's 2004 Athens Olympic Games USA Basketball Team Ring (Wade Collection)
• Dwyane Wade's 2006 Miami Heat World Champions 14k Gold Ring issued to his mother-in-law (Wade Collection)
• 1986-87 Larry Bird Boston Celtics game-worn (including playoffs) and dual-signed home uniform – documented provenance from Bird's car dealership (MEARS)
• 2/19/2016 Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers final season (DMF) game-worn home jersey – 25 points in last game vs. Spurs (photo-matched).
For more information on this auction and/or details on the other auction taking place at SCP Auctions, call (949) 831-3700 or visit www.scpauctions.com.