While the cast of the NBA’s “50 Greatest Players” was decidedly impressive upon its 1996 announcement, dare we say that the gathering on this enormous autographed display comprises an even more talented team in terms of achievements and athleticism. Composed by Florida-based artist Erika King, the limited edition (27/60) piece is entitled “Legends of Basketball: We Made This Game.” While these (60) ballers are like none you’ve ever seen in a single assembly, so are the potent signatures that trumpet (“9-10”) or better strength throughout. Framed to dimensions of 66-1/2 x 46-1/2” (approximately 5-1/2 feet by 4 feet), a thick textured canvas is home to colorful accents with no particular pattern. The meticulously adhered images, on the other hand, have a definitive agenda. Unevenly culled action likenesses each feature a 1”-tall stark white lower border on which the gravity-defying subject has rendered his coveted penning. With no glass covering, the images and signatures display wonderfully and include: C. Anthony, Barkley, Barry, Baylor, Bird, Bradely, Bryant, V. Carter, Cousy, Cowens, B. Cunningham, Dantley, Drexler, Erving, Frazier, Garnett, Gervin, Gilmore, Greer, Havlicek, C. Hawkins, Hayes, D. Howard, Iverson, L. James, M. Johnson, Jordan, Kidd, Lanier, Lucas, K. Malone, McAdoo, McHale, Ming, Monroe, Nash, Nowitski, Olajuwon, O’Neal, Parish, C. Paul, G. Payton, Petit, Pierce, Reed, O. Robertson, D. Robinson, B. Russell, Schayes, Sharman, Stockton, I. Thomas, Thurmond, Wade, Walton, West, L. Wilkens, D. Wilkins, D. Williams and Worthy. The display is also endorsed by NBA Commissioner David Stern. Full photo LOA from JSA. Due to the size of this piece, a shipping surcharge will apply. Local pick up is encouraged.
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