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    1963-75 NBA and 1969-72 ABA Game Used Basketballs Lot of 2. Who could forget the sight of Dr. J driving to the hoop with an afro as big as a prize-winning pumpkin and a red, white and blue basketball in his hand? This iconic symbol of the 1970's game is becoming more and more scarce upon the auction circuit, and headlining this roundball duo is an ABA example dating to the presidency of Jack Dolph, whose facsimile signature adorns the patriotic orb, and presenting EX-MT quality throughout. It still holds air beautifully too, which may inspire you to take it to the court yourself, but we'd advise against. Also included here is an original game "Wilson" NBA game ball, from the period of commissioner J. Walter Kennedy. This example also holds air, while exhibiting medium wear throughout. Each example was obtained from former United States Olympic star Ken Spain, whose collection we present throughout a portion of our November Signature Auction catalog.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    10th-11th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
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