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    Late 1970's NBA Superstars Game Worn Sneakers Collection with David Thompson, Lanier. From the same long-serving (1972-82) San Antonio Spurs ball boy that provided this auction with George Gervin's historic sixty-three point game worn sneakers comes this intriguing assortment of footwear from the days of afros and short shorts on the NBA hardcourt. Featured in this lot: 1) David Thompson "Super Pros" single shoe, inscribed "To Andrew, See you next time, Your Buddy, David Thompson." Great "DT" customization on outer ankle. Strong wear. Inscription 9+/10. 2) Bob Lanier "Adidas" single shoe, inscribed "Peace, Bob Lanier." Massive shoe shows surface degradation at ankle, otherwise fine. Inscription 9+/10. 3) George McGinnis "Converse" single shoe, signed. Strong wear evident, no damage. Autograph 9+/10. 4) Artis Gilmore "Nike" single shoe, inscribed "To Andrew, Artis Gilmore [illegible]." Customization at rear ankle reads "Artis." Strong wear evident, no damage. Inscription 7/10. 5) Jo Jo White "Pro-Keds" pair of shoes, no autograph or other player attribution evident. Strong wear, no damage. Letter of provenance from the Spurs ball boy is included. LOA from Lou Lampson. LOA from PSA/DNA (autograph). LOA from James Spence Authentication (autograph).

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2008
    3rd Saturday
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