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    Late 1980's Michael Cooper Game Worn, Signed Shoes. James Shorters Pistons Ball Boy Collection

    Ball boys are one of the few outsiders allowed in basketball's most inner sanctum. James Shorter served as a ball boy and helped in the capacity of visiting locker room attendant for the Detroit Pistons from 1988-93. He enjoyed a bird's eye view of the Bad Boy teams which won back-to-back NBA titles. The likes of Larry Bird, Isiah Thomas, Scottie Pippen, Joe Dumars and Michael Cooper were just some of the men who the youngster called friend during his association with the organization. Heritage Auctions has the honor of offering some of Shorter's personal treasures, given to him by NBA stars of the 1980's.


    Offered here is a solid pair of "Asics" sneakers from Lakers great Michael Cooper. Exhibiting heavy wear throughout, these "[size] 13" originate from the collection of James Shorters, who was referred to as "Little Cooper," by the LA legend. Right shoe is signed in solid purple ink. Letter of provenance from former Pistons ball boy. LOA from Heritage Auctions. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA (autograph).


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2012
    25th-27th Thursday-Saturday
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