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A cousin to the famed "NBA 50 Greatest Players" litho, artist Erika King produced this equally ambitious creation in 2010. Limited edition examples were marketed for $25,000 apiece with a portion of proceeds benefiting NBA retirees. Measuring 60" by 40" with a sturdy wood backing for support, this colorful 1-of-1 variation piece showcases the collage, cut-out images of 60 living and deceased legends with their autographs.

The players include Carmelo Anthony, Charles Barkley, Rick Barry, Elgin Baylor, Larry Bird, Bill Bradley, Kobe Bryant, Vince Carter, Bob Cousy, Dave Cowens, Bill Cunningham, Adrian Dantley, Clyde Drexler, Julius Erving, Patrick Ewing, Walt Frazier, Kevin Garnett, George Gervin, Artis Gilmore, Hal Greer, John Havlicek, Connie Hawkins, Elvin Hayes, Dwight Howard, Allen Iverson, LeBron James, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Jason Kidd, Bob Lanier, Jerry Lucas, Moses Malone, Bob McAdoo, Kevin McHale, Yao Ming, Earl Monroe, Steve Nash, Dirk Nowitzki, Hakeem Olajuwon, Shaquille O'Neal, Robert Parish, Chris Paul, Gary Payton, Bob Pettit, Paul Pierce, Willis Reed, Oscar Robertson, David Robinson, Dolph Schayes, Bill Sharman, John Stockton, Isiah Thomas, Nate Thurmond, Dwyane Wade, Bill Walton, Jerry West, Lenny Wilkens, Dominique Wilkins, Deron Williams and James Worthy. Former Commissioner David Stern has also blessed the piece with his signature on the bottom left, beneath the NBA logo.

The dazzling showpiece exhibits Near Mint condition and essentially pristine 9-10/10 signatures. It comes with a COA reading, "This is to certify that this original historic artwork is a limited edition piece that...was individually hand signed and authenticated by each individual with a participation agreement, and each autograph was personally witnessed by a Dreamstar and Icon Art Images representative for authenticity. This original fine art collage was created by artist Erika King, Icon Art Images and Dreamstar in conjunction with the National Basketball Retired Players Association and is licensed by the National Basketball Association...NBA edition 1/1." COA is signed by Dreamstar President and former Utah Jazz owner, Sam Battistone. Full LOA from PSA/DNA.

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Minimum Bid: $1,000
Final prices include buyers premium.: $5,027
Number Bids: 15
Auction closed on Saturday, April 27, 2019.
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