Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session II

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 10:00AM EST
Lot 745

LA Lakers, Signed Basketball

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from a Bluffton, SC Estate


LA Lakers, Signed Basketball, Official Spalding basketball inscribed 'Best regards,' and 'Good Luck' and signed by Jerry West, Billy Thompson, Ray Tolbert, Mychal Thompson, Magic Johnson (smudged), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (slightly smudged), A. C. Green, James Worthy, Mike Smrek (faded), Byron Scott, Michael Cooper (faded), Milt Wagner, and 'Chick' Hearn, with plexiglass case and plaque. Size of case: 13 1/2 in. x 13 1/2 in. x 13 1/2 in. According to the consignor her brother-in-law was the insurance broker for the Lakers and the ball was gifted to him.

Measurements: Approximate diameter of ball 9 in.


Good condition, some signatures faded (see description for details), wear to case.

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