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    1982 Los Angeles Lakers NBA Championship Pendant. In a move that changed the course of sports history, Lakers owner Jerry Buss was forced to fire head coach Paul Westhead during the winter of 1981, after the head coach had a verbal altercation with Magic Johnson at halftime of the team's November 18 game against the Utah Jazz. It proved to be the right move, as LA's newly hired head coach Pat Riley would lead his team to the NBA Finals, where they defeated Dr. J's squad in a memorable six-game series.

    Presented here is a 10 karat gold Jostens pendant that was presented to player and staff members' wives and girlfriends after the '82 Finals. The first of its kind we've handled, the beautiful pendant and gold necklace weighs 22 grams, while displaying a scattering of genuine diamonds around the perimeter. EX quality exhibited throughout.

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    May, 2019
    16th-17th Thursday-Friday
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