Western Conference Semi-Finals Highlights Basketball Card

The 1973-1974 Topps basketball card set features a subset of cards (numbers 62-68) that highlighted the playoff series from the previous year. Card number 65 features a recap of the 1972-1973 National Basketball Association Western Conference Semi-Finals series between the Golden State Warriors and Milwaukee Bucks. The front of the card features an in-game action photo of Golden State Warriors center Nate Thurmond being defended by Milwaukee Bucks center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and forward Bobby Dandridge. The card’s reverse has the dates and scores of the best-of-seven Western Conference Semi-Final series, which Golden State won in six games.
The Milwaukee Bucks roster had four players who had been or were currently NBA All-Stars: Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Bobby Dandridge, Jon McGlocklin, and Oscar Robertson. The Golden State Warriors had six such players on their roster: Mahdi Abdul-Rahman, Rick Barry, Clyde Lee, Jeff Mullins, Cazzie Russell, and Nate Thurmond.
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card, basketball
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NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 3 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 6.35 cm
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accession number
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Basketball Cards
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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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