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The Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wore this blue Western Conference jersey during the 1985 NBA All-Star Game at the Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana. This was the 15th of Abdul-Jabbar’s 19 career All-Star Games, and his seventh All-Star selection in a row. The Los Angeles Lakers star started the game for Pat Riley’s Western Conference team, scoring 11 points and pulling down six rebounds in 23 minutes of exhibition action. The West outscored the East 72 to 61 in the second half as they pulled away for a comfortable 140-129 victory in Indianapolis. Abdul-Jabbar was a key player for the Lakers in 1984-85, scoring 22 points with 7.9 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game in 79 starts. The Lakers finished the season 62-20, easily winning the Pacific Division by a 20-game margin, before demolishing the Suns, Blazers, Nuggets, and finally the Boston Celtics to claim the 1985 NBA title. Kareem was named the Finals MVP for his Herculean 25.7 / 9.0 / 5.2 per game averages.

This offered Western Conference jersey is blue with red and white trim. “NBA ALL-STAR” and a NBA logo are screen-printed on the front of the jersey with the text in white, while Abdul-Jabbar’s iconic number “33” is screen-printed on the chest and back in white. “ABDUL-JABBAR” is screen-printed on the back of the jersey in white lettering. Seven white stars are screen-printed down each side of the jersey. A Medalist Sand-Knit size “46” tag is sewn on the front left tail. Abdul-Jabbar has signed the first “3” digit on the front of the jersey in black marker. Also included in this lot are Abdul-Jabbar’s blue shorts from the 1985 NBA All-Star Game. The shorts have a white-red-white waistband and white-red-white trim on the leg openings. “WEST” is screen-printed in white vertically down each leg. Each leg has two stars screen-printed near the bottom in white. A Medalist Sand-Knit size “38” tag is sewn on the back inside waistband. Abdul-Jabbar’s number “33” is handwritten on the tag in black marker. This historic uniform is accompanied by a LOA signed by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar himself.

Current Bidding (Reserve Has Been Met)
Minimum Bid: $15,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $46,800.00
Number Bids: 12
Auction closed on Sunday, March 3, 2019.
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