Category - Basketball

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Stephen Curry Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles
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Julius Erving Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles
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Paul George Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles
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Basketball History
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Boston Celtics Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles
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LeBron James Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles
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Oklahoma City Thunder Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles
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Oklahoma City Thunder Kevin Durant Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles
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Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles
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Michael Jordan Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles
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Miami Heat Chris Bosh Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles
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Indiana Pacers Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles
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Joakim Noah Memorabilia, Autographs, Collectibles | Authentic Noah Signed Merchandise
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Chicago Bulls Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles
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Los Angeles Lakers Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles
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Dwyane Wade Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles
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San Antonio Spurs Tim Duncan Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles
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Larry Bird Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles
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Magic Johnson Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles
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San Antonio Spurs Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles
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New York Knicks Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles
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San Antonio Spurs Tony Parker Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles
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Miami Heat Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles

Stephen Curry Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles

Newcomer to NBA fame and success Stephen Curry is shooting his way to the top of the greatest players of all-time list. With an unbelievable NBA Championship win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2015 Curry has quickly rose to the top of the leader board and is passing some big names on the way. Curry has more awards than he can carry at one time and is looking to add plenty more to his collection.

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Julius Erving Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles

Hall of Fame Basketball player Julius “Dr. J” Erving dominated the hardwood court for 16 years. During his illustrious career Dr. J was an eleven time All-Star, NBA MVP and received numerous other high honors with both the ABA and NBA. In his first season with the New York Nets he became the franchise’s face and led the team to an ABA Championship. Elected into the Hall of Fame in 1993, this top 50 Greatest Player in NBA History is an iconic part of the sport.

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Basketball History

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In early December 1891, a unique sport known as basketball was invented by the Canadian born Dr. James Naismith. He was also a physical education professor and instructor at the International Young Men’s Christian Association Training School (YMCA), which is today known as Springfield College and located in Springfield, Massachusetts. In an effort to keep his students active on rainy days, Naismith created the vigorous indoor game to keep the young men occupied during the long New England winters. Legend has it that after rejecting other ideas as either too rough or poorly suited to walled-in gymnasiums, Dr. James Naismith wrote the basic rules of the game of basketball, in which he nailed a peach basket onto the ten-foot elevated track, creating the first basketball hoop. The first official basketball game was played in the YMCA gymnasium on January 20, 1892 with nine players, on a court just half the size of a present-day NBA court. The name “Basket ball” was suggested by one of Naismith’s students and was popular from the beginning of its creation.

Basketball’s early adherents were dispatched to YMCAs throughout the United States, and it quickly spread through the country. Eventually, women’s basketball emerged and began in 1892 at Smith College when a physical education teacher named Senda Berenson modified the rules created by Dr. James Naismith to appeal specifically to women. By 1896, basketball was extremely widespread and also well-established at several women’s colleges. While the YMCA was responsible for initially developing and spreading the game, within a decade, it discouraged the new sport as rough play and rowdy crowds began to detract from the YMCA’s primary mission. However, other amateur sports clubs, colleges, and professional clubs quickly filled the void. In the years before World War I, the Amateur Athletic Union and the Intercollegiate Athletic Association vied for control over the rules for the game.

The first professional basketball league was formed in 1898, in which players earned $2.50 for home games and $1.25 for games on the road. Not quite 100 years later, Juwan Howard, a star player for the Washington Bullets (now called the Washington Wizards ) had competing offers of more than $100 million over seven seasons from the Bullets and the Miami Heat. Many teams in the National Basketball Association now have foreign players, who return home to represent their native countries during the Olympic Games. The famous “Dream Team”, made up of the top American professional basketball players, represented the United States in the Olympic Games during the 1990’s and is often referred to as the greatest collection of basketball talent ever assembled. In 1996, the Dream Team trailed some opponents until fairly late in the games, an indication of basketball’s growing international status, but managed to bring the United States is second consecutive Gold Medal at the Olympic Games. In Athens in 2004, Argentina dethroned the three-time champion United States and took home the gold as the first time a Latin American country won the basketball honor.

THE HISTORY OF BASKETBALL TIME LINE:

1891 Basketball is invented by Dr. James Naismith, an instructor at a YMCA in Springfield, Massachusetts.

1895 The backboard is introduced to prevent fans from interfering with play (baskets were often hung on balconies).

1898 The first professional league, the National Basketball League, is formed in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

1908 The dribbler is permited to shoot the ball, and the NCAA eliminates the double dribble.

1914 NCAA, Amateur Athletic Union and YMCA rules are standardized.

1920 Players are allowed to re-enter the game.

1925 The first major professional league, the American Basketball Association is formed. (The ABL is the first league to sign players to exclusive contracts and it’s teams are located in many of the major cities in the country)

1930 Professional leagues eliminate the double dribble.

1931 The American Basketball League disbands.

1932 The midcourt line is introdued to eliminate stalling.

1937 The center jump ball after each score is eliminated.

1937 The National Basketball League is formed. (The Atlanta Hawks, Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia 76ers and Sacramento Kings can all trace their heritage beck to the the NBL, and the league featured many future NBA stars such as George Mikan, Jim Pollard, Dolph Schayes, Bob Davies and Red Holzman)

1946 The Basketball Association of America, a forerunner of the NBA is formed. (Three of the league’s orginal 11 franchises are still playing today- the New York Knickerbockers, Boston Celtics and Philadelphia (now Golden State) Warriors)

1948 Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Minneapolis and Rochester jump to the BAA from the NBL

1949 The BAA merges with the National Basketball League to form the National Basketball Association.

1950 The NBA begins racial integration when Earl Loyd, Nat Clifton and Chuck Cooper join the league.

1954 The NBA introduces the shot clock to curtail stalling tactics.

1960 The Minneapolis become the first team to move to the West Coast as they become the Los Angeles Lakers

1961 The rival American Basketball League begins play and introduces the three-point shot.

1962 The ABL disbands

1967 A rival to the NBA, the American Basketball Association is formed. (The ABA would go on to develop some of the most exciting players in pro basketball, including Julius Erving, George Gervin, David Thompson, Connie Hawkins, Artis Gilmore, George McGinnis, Roger Brown and Moses Malone)

1976 The NBA expands to include the ABA’s surviving franchises. (the Denver Nuggets, Indiana Pacers, New York Nets and San Antonio Spurs)

1992 Professional basketball players are allowed in the Olympics and the “Dream Team” (featuring Michael Jordan, Larry Bird and Magic Johnson) is born.

Boston Celtics Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles

The Boston Celtics have long been the NBA’s marquee franchise since being founded back in 1946. The Celtics have dominated the NBA like no other team has been able to do in league history. With 21 conference titles and 17 NBA Championships, the Boston Celtics’ reign as the most storied franchise in the league continues to this day. During the 1950s and 1960s, the Celtics reached a level of dominance that has yet to be duplicated. From 1957 to 1969, Boston won 11 NBA Championships in a span of 13 seasons. Additionally, the Celtics won eight consecutive titles from 1959 to 1966, which is a record that still stands. Because the Celtics are a franchise that represents winning to the maximum, their collectibles and memorabilia are highly sought after by sports collectors and basketball fans everywhere.

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LeBron James Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles

Known as a scoring machine with a list of records and accolades that continue to grow every single year, LeBron James is already regarded as one of the best basketball players of all time. As a player that can operate at a premier level as either a small forward or power forward and constantly post remarkable statistics, the two-time NBA Champion is truly worthy of his nickname, King James.

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Oklahoma City Thunder Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles

The Oklahoma City Thunder is one of the best, young teams in the NBA today. With three stars in their 20s, the Thunder will be a championship-contending team for a very long time. The franchise, formerly the Seattle SuperSonics, moved to Oklahoma City and adopted the Thunder nickname in 2008. In the six seasons after moving to Oklahoma City, the Thunder has made the playoffs five times, the conference finals three times and the NBA Finals once.

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Oklahoma City Thunder Kevin Durant Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles

Widely regarded as one of the best small and power forwards in the NBA, Kevin Durant stands at 6ft 9 inches tall and dominates the court as the face of the OKC Thunder franchise. As the major driving force behind the Oklahoma Thunder, Durant turned the franchise into a perennial postseason contender courtesy of his scoring ability and amazing game-changing statistics. Not only is Durant an absolute star on the court, he’s also a class act off the court and one of the most well-liked players in the league.

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Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles

Kobe Bryant has been a member of the Los Angeles Lakers for his entire career since being traded to the team via the Charlotte Hornets, who selected him with the 13th pick of the 1996 NBA Draft. From his rookie season onward, Bryant created a legacy as one of the league’s most premier players. As a player that holds of numerous records and is one of the top scorers of all time, Kobe Bryant has been the face of the NBA for almost 20 years. With a lengthy list of awards on his resume, Bryant’s offensive and defensive play is exceptional and puts him among one of the greatest players to ever to grace the game.

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Michael Jordan Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles

There is no more influential or iconic athlete to exist in the sports world than the legendary Michael Jordan. Regarded by many as the greatest basketball player of all time, it’s hard to argue with his claim to fame as the best to grace the game when you look at his achievements and statistics from throughout his unforgettable NBA career. Credited with popularizing the NBA, Michael Jordan not only changed basketball forever, he also proved that athletes are some of the most influential people in the world.

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Miami Heat Chris Bosh Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles

Chris Bosh is a nine-time NBA All-Star that dominates the league for the Miami Heat and is widely known for his contributing role as a member of the Heat’s Big Three. As part of a golden generation of NBA players that were all drafted in the same year and includes the likes of James and Carmelo Anthony, which makes it even more impressive that Bosh was selected fourth overall by the Toronto Raptors.

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Indiana Pacers Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles

The Indiana Pacers are one of the best teams in the NBA and have a roster that is prepped to make a championship run in the future. The Pacers have earned a playoff berth four years in a row and made deep runs to the Eastern Conference Finals in consecutive seasons. The franchise is rich in history, dating back to the three titles it won as a dominant ABA team.

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Joakim Noah Memorabilia, Autographs, Collectibles | Authentic Noah Signed Merchandise

Joakim Noah is a center that plays for the Chicago Bulls and is among the top players in the NBA. Well- known for playing with a lot of energy and is widely regarded as being one of the best rebounders in the game, Noah is a serious threat for any opponent. Seen as a good ball handler and constant improvement in his shooting percentage, Joakim Noah is expected to record a legacy as one of the best players of his generation.

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Chicago Bulls Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles


With six NBA championships to boast from, the Chicago Bulls are one of the winningest franchises the NBA has ever seen. The franchise enjoyed one of the most successful runs by any NBA team during a stretch from 1991 to 1998 as they won six titles and claimed seven division crowns. The Bulls’ legacy is spearheaded by Hall of Famers, Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen, who led the team to their six titles during the 1990s.

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Los Angeles Lakers Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles


The Los Angeles Lakers have long been one of the NBA’s marquee franchises since being founded back in 1947. The Lakers have dominated the NBA like few other teams have been able to do. With 31 conference titles and 16 NBA Championships, the Los Angeles Lakers’ reign as an extremely storied franchise in the league continues to this day. During the 1950s, the Lakers dominated behind the stellar play of George Mikan. From 1972 to 1988, the Lakers won six NBA Championships in a span of 16 seasons – the Lakers were perennial championship contenders throughout this time. Because the Lakers are a franchise that represents winning to the fullest, their collectibles and memorabilia are highly sought after by sports collectors and diehard fans everywhere.

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Dwyane Wade Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles

Dwyane Wade was first drafted into the NBA in 2003, where he was taken fifth overall by the Miami Heat. A star from his incredible rookie year, Wade’s determination and dedication to the game made him one of the biggest NBA stars of the 2000’s era. He also has three hard fought NBA championships under his belt, and averaged just under 25 points a game for his entire career, making him one of the best scorers and offensive players of his time.

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San Antonio Spurs Tim Duncan Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles

San Antonio Spurs legend, Tim Duncan is regarded as one of the greatest centers in NBA history. Duncan has played for the Spurs throughout his entire NBA career and is among the most decorated players to grace the league with five NBA Championships to his name. During his remarkable 18 seasons in San Antonio, Tim Duncan was named NBA Finals MVP three times, league MVP twice, and earned 15 All-Star selections.

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Larry Bird Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles

Larry Bird is a Boston sports icon that led the Celtics to three NBA Finals championships during his Hall of Fame basketball career. While playing his entire career for the Boston Celtics, Bird reached an insurmountable number of feats and earned designations as a two-time NBA Finals MVP, a three-time NBA League MVP, and 12-time NBA All-Star selection. Following his retirement from the game, Bird became the head coach of the Indiana Pacers from 1997-2000 and is currently the Pacers’ President of Basketball Operations with an award for Executive of the Year for 2012 to his name.

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Magic Johnson Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles

Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson is a former professional basketball player that is widely remembered as an NBA legend and Los Angeles sports icon. As a three-time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player and 12-time All-Star selection, Magic Johnson led the Los Angeles Lakers to win an incredible five NBA Championships during his unforgettable 13 year career.  Since his retirement from the NBA in 1996, Magic has become a successful entrepreneur and is currently part of an ownership group that purchased the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Sparks.

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San Antonio Spurs Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles


The San Antonio Spurs and winning have been synonymous ever since the franchise joined the NBA in 1976. Since 1976, the Spurs have only missed the playoffs four times – they currently rank second among franchises for the highest winning percentage in NBA history, trailing only the Los Angeles Lakers. In the 38 seasons since joining the NBA, the Spurs have won 20 division titles, six conference titles and four NBA Championships.

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New York Knicks Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles

The New York Knicks is one of the most iconic franchises in the NBA that plays under the bright lights of Madison Square Garden in New York City. Those lights have brought out the best of many basketball superstars who have worn the classic Knicks uniform. Legends like Willis Reed, Walt Frazier and Patrick Ewing have all dominated the league while calling New York home, and during this generation of basketball stars, Carmelo Anthony, is doing his best to etch his name into New York Knicks basketball lore.

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San Antonio Spurs Tony Parker Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles

Tony Parker is a legendary NBA point guard who currently stars the San Antonio Spurs. Parker is widely regarded as one of the best basketball players to ever play the game and recorded an incredibly impressive career as a mainstay member of the Spurs dynasty. Known as a fantastic scorer and one of the fastest players in the entire NBA, Tony Parker has held a reputation for being one of the best scorers from in the paint for the majority of his illustrious career.

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Miami Heat Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles

The Miami Heat is a relatively young franchise in the National Basketball Association that was founded as an expansion team in 1988. In just 25 years the Heat has made 17 playoff appearances, won 10 division titles, four conference titles, and three NBA Championships. Considering Miami won two-consecutive championships and is currently competing for its third straight title, the Heat is the marquee franchise of the NBA.

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