• Hall of Famer Lucas to sell gold medal, title ring

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Aug 13, 2013
    When asked the last time he placed the gold medal around his neck, Lucas said with a laugh.” Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Jerry Lucas is set to auction 17 items from his distinguished career including his gold medal with USA Basketball at the 1960 Rome Olympics and his 1973 Knicks championship ring that could fetch more than $500,000. Jerry Lucas speaks at the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010 . Although his name rarely occampanies contemporaries like Oscar Robertson and Jerry West in discussions of the best players of the '60s, Hall of Famer Jerry Lucas was one of the central players of the era. The Middletown Journal reports that Lucas says that he isn’t a particularly sentimental person and that he won’t shed any tears after parting with the rare memorabilia items, which will be sold off by Grey Flannel Auctions. Because he couldn’t divide the items fairly among his family, he said selling them through Grey Flannel Auctions was “the right thing to do at this time.”
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    • Hall of Famer Jerry Lucas is auctioning off his 1960 Olympic gold medal, other basketball treasures

      Although his name rarely occampanies contemporaries like Oscar Robertson and Jerry West in discussions of the best players of the '60s, Hall of Famer Jerry Lucas was one of the central players of the era. An amateur legend both in high school and at Ohi…
      Source: yahoo.com

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