Dennis Awtrey Basketball Card

Description
This Dennis Awtrey basketball card is number 114 in a series of 264 manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. for the 1973-1974 National Basketball Association season. The front of the card has a posed image of the Chicago Bulls center dribbling a basketball. On the reverse of the card is a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Dennis Is aggressive under the boards.” Below the image is Awtrey’s personal and career information, followed by a short player biography and career statistics.
Awtrey played for six teams during his 12-year NBA career, winning an NBA championship as a member of the Seattle Supersonics in 1979. Awtrey's finest statistical season came in 1974-75 with the Phoenix Suns averaging 10 points, 8.5 rebounds, and four assists per game.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1973
copyright date
1969
publisher
NBA Properties, Inc.
depicted
Awtrey, Dennis
maker
NBA Properties, Inc.
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
1982.0568.003
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.003
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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