1971-1972 Milwaukee Bucks Road Jersey From Mitchell & Ness, With #33 and 'Jabbar' On Jersey (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar)
This authentic jersey will have the number 33 and "Jabbar" on it. This is the number worn by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with the 1971-1972 Milwaukee Bucks.
Authentic Materials. Accurate detailing. Exceptional workmanship. These are the hallmarks of Mitchell & Ness' shirts, jackets, sweaters and felt pennants. This jersey is made of double knit polyester and has red and white trim. It has "Milwaukee" sewn in white on red twill letters on the front and white on red twill numbers sewn on the front and back. The player's name in white on red twill on the back.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ended his illustrious career as the all-time NBA scoring leader with 38,387 points. The goggle wearing center captured six MVP league awards as well as garnering six NBA championship rings. During his career, he was named to nineteen NBA All-Star games, selected as the NBA Most Valuable Player six times and was named to the All-NBA team 10 times. This shot blocking intimidator was named to the NBA All-Defensive team 11 times during his career. In addition to being the NBA all time scoring leader, Kareem holds or shares 23 NBA records, including most career minutes played(57,446) and most season played (20). Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was elected in the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1995 and was selected as one of the 50 greatest players in NBA.
In 1947, the National Basketball League added new clubs in Flint, MI and Minneapolis, MN. The Professional Basketball League of America(PBLA), a loose circuit of twenty four clubs collapsed two weeks into its season and George Mikan of the Chicago American Gears ended up with the Minneapolis Lakers. His arrival began the legacy of Laker championships. By the 1948-49 season, the Minneapolis Lakers had jumped to the rival Basketball Association of America (BAA). In the 1949-50 season, the BAA and the NBL merged into NBA. The team from the land of 10,000 lakes became the first NBA dynasty winning five championships between 1949 and 1954. In 1960, Laker owner Bob Short decided to take his club to LA where the Dodgers and Rams had struck it rich.