Eastern Conference Semi-Finals Highlights Basketball Card

Description
This Topps basketball card features a recap of the 1972-1973 Eastern Conference Semi-Finals series between the Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks. The front of the card features an in-game action photo of Boston Celtics players Dave Cowens and Paul Silas defending a shot by an unidentified member of the Hawks. The card’s reverse has the dates and scores of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Semi-Final series, which Boston won in six games.
The Boston Celtics roster in this series featured five players who had been or would later become NBA All-Stars: Dave Cowens, Paul Silas, John Havlicek, Jo Jo White, and Paul Westphal. The Atlanta Hawks featured three such players with Lou Hudson, Pete Maravich, and Walt Bellamy.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1972
copyright date
1969
publisher
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
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
1982.0568.055
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.055
subject
Basketball
Professional
Basketball Cards
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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