Western Conference Semi-Finals Highlights Basketball Card

Description
This basketball card features the NBA's Western Conference Semi-Finals match-up between the Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls. The front of the card features an in-game action photo of Los Angeles Lakers center Wilt Chamberlain grabbing a rebound. Looking on is Lakers forward Jim McMillian (#5) and Bulls forward Bob Love (#10). The card’s reverse has the dates and scores of the best-of-seven Western Conference Semi-Final series, which Los Angeles won in seven games.
The Los Angeles Lakers in this series featured four players who had been or were currently NBA All-Stars: Bill Bridges, Wilt Chamberlain, Gail Goodrich, and Jerry West. The Chicago Bulls roster had four such players as well: Bob Love, Jerry Sloan, Norm Van Lier, and Chet Walker.
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
1982.0568.056
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.056
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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