Lamar Green Basketball Card

Description
This Lamar Green basketball card is number 9 in a series of 264 manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. for the 1973-1974 NBA season. The front of the card features a posed picture of the Phoenix Suns forward. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Lamar didn’t play Basketball until his Jr. Year in High School,” as well as a short biographical sketch and career statistics.
Lamar Green played five seasons for the NBA's Phoenix Suns from 1969 to 1974. For the 1974-75 season, Green played 15 games for the New Orleans Jazz before joining the ABA's Virginia Squires for the rest of that season.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1973
copyright date
1969
depicted
Green, Lamar
publisher
Topps Chewing Gum
NBA Properties, Inc.
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
1982.0568.018
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.018
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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