Len Wilkens, Jerry West, and Nate Archibald NBA Assists Leaders

Description
The 1972-1973 Topps basketball card set features a subset of cards (numbers 171-176) that highlighted the NBA statistical leaders from the previous year. Card number 176 features the NBA assists leaders: Len Wilkens, Jerry West, and Nate Archibald. The front of the card features headshots of all three players, while the back lists the top ten NBA assists leaders, their teams, and their total assists during the 1971-1972 season.
All three of these players on the card's front side have been enshrined in the Hall of Fame. West was inducted in 1980 and Archibald in 1991. Wilkens has been inducted twice, as a player in 1989 and as a coach in 1998.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1972
publisher
Topps Chewing Gum
depicted
Wilkens, Len
West, Jerry
Archibald, Nate
maker
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
1982.0568.125
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.125
subject
Basketball
Professional
Sports
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Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Basketball Cards
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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