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    1988-89 James Worthy Game Worn Los Angeles Lakers Jersey, MEARS A10. James Worthy, and his silky smooth moves, was a welcomed addition to the Showtime Lakers. Magic and Kareem may have grabbed headlines with their nightly exploits, but Big Game James wasn't far behind. The Top Fifty player was a vital cog in the Lakers machine, and he contributed mightily to three NBA titles. The 1988 NBA Finals MVP wore this jersey during the 1988-89 campaign. This was the first season Worthy wore a Sand Knit jersey. Previously, the Lakers wore Tiernan as they had for years.

    The "MacGregor Sand Knit size 44" road representation earned a perfect grade of MEARS A10 from the experts. The use is classified as "moderate" by the authentication firm. All of the identifiers are crafted in two-color yellow-on-white tackle twill and the numbers are in drop shadow formation. White/yellow/white trim surrounds the neck and both shoulder inserts. Four tags are sewn in the tail: "88" (year), Lakers exclusivity, "4' LB" and MacGregor Sand Knit. MEARS' research paper indicated it was the first known Worthy from the 1988-89 to surface in the hobby. Worthy sealed deal with a 9/10 signature on front. LOA from MEARS, A10. LOA from Heritage Auctions. Auction LOA from SGC Authentic.


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    November, 2017
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
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