As the master of rebounds, the late Nate Thurmond averaged 21.3 and 22.0 per game during the 1966-67 and 1967-68 seasons. No player in the history of the NBA, with the exception of Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell, had seasons of higher totals. “Nate the Great” was named one of the games 50 Greatest Players and was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Thurmond wore this warm-up set while playing with the Warriors in the late 1960’s.
The front left chest has “Warriors” in blue script above a red, white and blue Indian head dress patch. The jacket has a blue, white and gold ribbed collar and a Size 46 Wilson label is sewn inside with an added strip tag with “+4” Body -1” SLV” in pen. The left sleeve has Thurman’s number “42” in blue tackle twill and each sleeve opening is trimmed with gold and blue piping. The front has seven gold snap button, all of which are intact. The back sports a 9” x 12” blue and white cable car patch. The jacket comes with its matching gold pants which have a size “32” Wilson label with a strip tag with 33” I.S.” sewn inside the waistband. Gold and blue ribbing runs down each leg which is closed with workable zippers. The set shows light wear and is incredibly well-preserved. It was procured by a long-time box office employee.