This Steve Patterson basketball card is number 73 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 Cleveland Cavaliers center on a blue background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Steve had his tonsils removed after rookie camp in 1971,” as well as a short biographical sketch and career statistics. Steve played for the Cavaliers from 1971-1975, finishing his career with the Chicago Bulls in 1976.
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