Online bidding has begun for the 6th Annual Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Auction hosted by Grey Flannel Auctions. The live portion of the auction will take place at the Hall of Fame the same weekend as the 2011 induction ceremony. Given the location, expectations are high for the items up for bid.
Highlights are included below:
- 1974 Julius Erving ABA Eastern Conference All-Stars Game-Used Uniform
- 1984-85 Michael Jordan Rookie Chicago Bulls Game-Used & Autographed Road Uniform
- 1972-73 Dave Cowens Boston Celtics MVP Award
- 1967 Lenny Wilkens St. Louis Hawks Game-Used & Autographed Road Jersey
- 1971 Wes Unseld Eastern Conference All-Stars Game-Used & Autographed Uniform
- 2005 Robert Horry San Antonio Spurs World Championship Ring
- 1968 Jerry Lucas Eastern Conference All-Stars Game-Used Jersey
- 1968 Bailey Howell Boston Celtics World Championship Ring
- 1986-87 Julius Erving Philadelphia 76ers Game-Used Autographed Home Jersey
- 1980 “Pistol" Pete Maravich Boston Celtics Worn Home Warm-Up Jacket
- 1988 Los Angeles Lakers World Championship Team NBA Finals Game 7 Game-Used & Autographed Sneaker Lot – includes 12 pairs of sneakers featuring Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Cooper, James Worthy, Byron Scott, AC Green, Kurt Rambis and others.
Live bidding for the auction will be held on August 12th. The full catalog for the 170-lot auction can be seen at the Grey Flannel Auctions website.
New inductees to the Hall of Fame this year include Chris Mullin, Dennis Rodman, Artis Gilmore, Tara VanDerveer, Teresa Edwards, Arvydas Sabonis, Herb Magee, Tom “Satch" Sanders, Tex Winter and Reece “Goose" Tatum.