SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Each year, basketball’s finest gather in Springfield, Mass., to honor the hardcourt superstars chosen for Hall of Fame induction. Together with the enshrinement and reunion dinner, there’s another exciting event that has become a tradition during the high-spirited weekend of honors: Grey Flannel’s Annual Basketball Hall of Fame Auction.
This year’s Induction Auction on Sept. 7 – Grey Flannel’s eighth such event to date – includes 17 lots consigned directly by NBA Hall of Famer and Top 50 great Jerry Lucas, one of the most honored and accomplished basketball players in the history of the game. Lucas is one of only three players in history to win championships at every level (high school, college, NBA, Olympics).
The superstar of the auction is Lucas’ 1960 USA Olympic Basketball Gold Medal, followed closely by his 1960 USA Olympic Basketball game-used jersey worn en route to capturing that medal, his 1973 New York Knicks World Championship ring, his Ohio State Championship ring and his 1979 Hall of Fame Inductee ring.
The auction also includes rare, game-used jerseys worn by Oscar Robertson, Wilt Chamberlain and “Pistol” Pete Maravich.
For additional information, visit www.GreyFlannelAuctions.com.
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