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The Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was presented with this LaSalle Academy Alumni Basketball Festival Most Valuable Player trophy in 1964, his junior season at New York’s Power Memorial Academy. Abdul-Jabbar, then known as Lew Alcindor, was widely recognized as the best high school basketball player in the country during his high school career, with his 1965 Power team recognized by numerous publications as the best prep outfit of the century.

This offered Most Valuable Player trophy measures 14.5 inches tall and stands on a 4 x 10-inch base. Two silver eagle statuettes are located on the base, and a trophy cup topped by a silver basketball player statuette stands on a pedestal on the base of the trophy. A silver torch and two silver stars are also affixed to this trophy. A placard that reads “LaSalle Academy Alumni / Basketball Festival 1964 / Most Valuable Player” is located on the base. This historically significant trophy comes with a LOA signed by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.  

1964 LaSalle Academy Alumni Basketball Festival Most Valuable Player Trophy Presented To Lew Alcindor (Abdul-Jabbar LOA)
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Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $5,100.00
Number Bids: 25
Auction closed on Sunday, March 3, 2019.
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