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    Description

    2016 Rio Olympics Gold Medal Game Used Basketball. Team USA had dominated the world basketball landscape for some time before falling from grace. A few humbling experiences, most notably in 2004, showed other countries that they had indeed caught up to the red, white and blue. Victories in 2008 and '12 helped reestablish our dominance in the hoops world. This Molten basketball saw action in the Gold Medal game between the USA and Serbia in 2016. The ball shows good overall game use with surface marks visible. "FIBA Approved" is stamped on the ball which also has yellow, green,white and blue painted on the sides. "Rio 2016" is referenced twice. A letter of authenticity from "Rio 2016" and matching hologram attends. LOA from Rio 2016.


    Guide Value or Estimate: $1,000 - up.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    August
    19th Monday
    Auction Dates
    September
    15th Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    90 Days
    Internet/Mail Bids: N/A
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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