Nate Thurmond Basketball Card

Description
This Nate Thurmond basketball card is number 5 in a series of 264 manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. for the 1973-1974 NBA season. The front of the card features an in-game action photo of the Golden State Warriors center Nate Thurmond. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Nate is a fulltime employee of his own restaurants,” as well as a short biographical sketch and career statistics.
Nate Thurmond played 14 seasons in the NBA with the San Francisco/Golden State Warriors, Chicago Bulls, and Cleveland Cavaliers from 1963 to 1977. Thurmond was a seven-time all-star and a five-time selection to the NBA's All-Defensive team. Thurmond is one of just four players in NBA history to record over 40 rebounds in a single game and was inducted to the Hall of Fame in 1985.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1973
copyright date
1969
publisher
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
depicted
Thurmond, Nate
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
1982.0568.045
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.045
subject
Basketball
Professional
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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