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    1978-79 Donald "Slick" Watts Game Worn New Orleans Jazz Jersey. Bill Russell was known for winning more rings than he had fingers. But we should give Russell a big assist for mining the gem known as Slick Watts. Despite not being selected in the 1973 NBA Draft, Watts was given a tryout by Russell when he served as coach and GM for the Sonics. Watt began as a reserve but soon found himself inserted into the lineup. This "Sand Knit size 42" jersey was worn by Watts during his one season with the New Orleans Jazz - 1977-78. The jersey shows good use and has its identifiers heat pressed in single-color white. "Watts" is arched atop the verso numbers in single-color white tackle twill. Green and yellow piping surrounds the neck and shoulders. Two labels are revealed in the tail: Jazz exclusivity (sewn) and size (glue affixed). LOA from Heritage Auctions.

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