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Michael Jordan Love Letters Could Lead to Legal Action

Michael Jordan Love Letters Could Lead to Legal Action

Love letters written by Michael Jordan about 30 years ago are the subject of a potential lawsuit The original owner of the letters claiming they were sold against her wishes.

Dirk Nowitzki Autographs Cards and Photos for Panini

Dirk Nowitzki Autographs Cards and Photos for Panini

Mavericks superstar Dirk Nowitzki completes a pair of signings with Panini to autograph cards and limited edition photos.

Dirk Nowitzki Autographed Game-Used Jersey Highlights Sports Auction

Dirk Nowitzki Autographed Game-Used Jersey Highlights Sports Auction

Heritage Auctions has another notable auction on tap. The weekly Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction has 243 lots and ends on Sunday, July 3rd. The auction is filled with mainly with baseball pieces but other sports are also represented, including a game-used jersey signed by NBA Finals MVP Dirk Nowitzki. Highlights are listed below with […]

Lego Dirk Nowitzki Statue Unveiled at Legoland in Texas

Lego Dirk Nowitzki Statue Unveiled at Legoland in Texas

The tributes for the newly crowned World Champion Dallas Mavericks continue to pour in. Legoland Discovery Center in Grapevine, Texas recently unveiled a seven-foot addition to the center that pays homage to Finals MVP, Dirk Nowitzki. The replica is made of more than 25,000 Lego blocks and took nearly 3,000 hours to build. A replica […]

Autograph Collecting: Protecting Against Forgeries

Autograph Collecting: Protecting Against Forgeries

I am an avid Illini fan, and was lucky enough to live in Missouri in 2005 when Illinois played North Carolina in the NCAA Finals in St. Louis. Needles to say, I was swept up in the Illini fervor and wanted something to immortalize the time. After walking out of the Illini’s practice session, I […]

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NBA, Celtics and Nets Help Springfield Armor Raise Money for Tornado Victims

NBA, Celtics and Nets Help Springfield Armor Raise Money for Tornado Victims

The Springfield Armor’s auction to raise money for tornado victims received some assistance from the NBA and Boston Celtics. The league and Celtics each donated items for the Armor to add to their charity auction. The New Jersey Nets’ D-League affiliate were already conducting an auction that included ticket packages to the upcoming season and […]

Game-Used NBA Finals Jerseys For Sale

Game-Used NBA Finals Jerseys For Sale

MeiGray Group has a treasure trove of NBA Finals jerseys for sale. Their current auction showcases Game Three of the Finals. Fans can own the authenticated jersey of their favorite player or attempt to buy the whole starting lineup from one team or both. In total, 32 jerseys make up this current auction. The top […]

Jason Terry's NBA Finals Shoes Up for Auction

Jason Terry’s NBA Finals Shoes Up for Auction

Jason Terry, a member of the World Champion Dallas Mavericks, has partnered with Reebok to sell his shoes from the NBA Finals. Terry’s autographed Reebok Zig Slash sneakers will be sold through the Reebok site to benefit his charity, the Jason Terry Foundation. Terry’s foundation aims to “help youth achieve their dreams through education, self-empowerment […]

Shaquille O'Neal Teams With Oreo Cookies for Charity Auction

Shaquille O’Neal Teams With Oreo Cookies for Charity Auction

Recently retired NBA great Shaquille O’Neal has partnered with Oreo cookies to raise money for charity. To promote their new “triple double” cookie, Oreo had a package of the new product signed by Shaq. They also included a case of the new cookies to be auctioned with all proceeds going to the Boys and Girls […]

 Doctor's Promotion Offers Signed Ball With Unusal Requirement

Doctor’s Promotion Offers Signed Ball With Unusal Requirement

A urologist in Dallas has formed an interesting balance between medicine and sports by offering a signed Mavericks’ basketball to the first patient to schedule and undergo a vasectomy during the NBA Finals. According to Dr. Mitchell Moskowitz, the urologist sponsoring the promotion, the ball was purchased from the “Mavs Foundation,” a group that sells […]

Ellen DeGeneres Auctions NBA Memorabilia for Tornado Victims

Ellen DeGeneres Auctions NBA Memorabilia for Tornado Victims

Ellen DeGeneres announced on her show “Ellen” that she will be auctioning NBA memorabilia with the proceeds going to Noah’s Wish and the American Red Cross to help victims of the tornadoes in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Ellen received the items from various NBA teams with the hope that she would support them on […]

Remaining Amway Arena Infrastructure to be Auctioned

Remaining Amway Arena Infrastructure to be Auctioned

The Amway Arena in Orlando will literally be sold, piece by piece, next month to the highest bidder. The Heritage Global auction will be held on June 8th on behalf of the city of Orlando and the Orlando Magic and will include much of the arena’s infrastructure. The auction will be held at the arena […]

Even in Retirement, Michael Jordan Continues to Drive Basketball Collecting

Even in Retirement, Michael Jordan Continues to Drive Basketball Collecting

The Chicago Bulls took an expected tumble from the top of the sports world when Michael Jordan retired for the second time, and final as a Bull, on January 13th, 1999. Although he would return to the NBA to play for the Washington Wizards, he did not display the same dominance he showed during his […]

LeBron James Autographed "Tegata" Available for Sale

LeBron James Autographed “Tegata” Available for Sale

Upper Deck Authenticated has released the images of LeBron James’ Tegata to be sold on their website. Tegata is a traditional Japanese form of memorabilia intended to honor the very best of a respective sport. The unique item is composed of handmade Japanese Fuji paper and contains a black-ink hand-print from James as well as […]

Loaded Sports Auction Brings in $2.4 Million

Loaded Sports Auction Brings in $2.4 Million

Julius Erving and John Wooden highlighted an amazing group of sports items recently sold at Grey Flannel’s “Summer Games” Auction. Erving’s ABA game-used and autographed Virginia Squires 1972-73 jersey sold for an astounding $190,414. The high value is attributed to the fact that the jersey is a rare version that was only used by the […]

Amare Stoudemire Signs Memorabilia Deal with Steiner Sports

Amare Stoudemire Signs Memorabilia Deal with Steiner Sports

Amare Stoudemire has signed a memorabilia contract with Steiner Sports, adding to the list of big name New York athletes on the Steiner roster.

Seattle SuperSonics 1978-79 NBA Championship Ring Sells for $115K

Seattle SuperSonics 1978-79 NBA Championship Ring Sells for $115K

Downtown Freddy Brown’s 1979 NBA Championship ring recently hit the auction block and commanded a final sales price of $115,242.

Washington Wizards Unveil New Jerseys & Color Scheme

Washington Wizards Unveil New Jerseys & Color Scheme

The new Washington Wizards owner has decided to change the look of his team’s jerseys.

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