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Dwayne Schintzius

1991 Fleer Set (Basketball)

Big, brawny and boisterous, Schintzius came to Sacramento, along with a second-round draft pick, when the Kings shipped Antoine Carr to San Antonio. Before serving as David Robinson's backup last season, he averaged 14.8 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.4 blocked shots in 110 games over four years with the University of Florida.

Lee Winfield

1973 Topps Set (Basketball)

A forward in college, Lee has made the adjustment to guard in the NBA. His tremendous quickness, his unbelievable ability to jump and his improved shooting all make him a potential big-name star in pro basketball. Lee astonished the Bulls in a 1971-72 game with a 38-Point output including 16-of-21 Field Goals.

They call him "Leapin' Lee".
Kelvin Cato

1997 Topps Set (Basketball)

Off his MVP showing at last summer's Desert Classic, center stage to a gallery of NBA scouts, Kelvin became a hot property as a defense-oriented big man. A long, tall and ambidextrous shotblocker, he is ISU's all-time leader despite a brief 55-game career there. Cato, who never played HS hoops because of frequent family moves (military), toiled one season at the U. of South Alabama.

Lonnie Walker, IV

2023 Hoops Set (Basketball)

Identifying chemistry on and off the hardwood, Walker signed with the Nets in 2023. "Off the court, we have similar outlooks on life, and on the court we play very well," he said. "Our chemistry as far as growth and becoming a very special team is going to be something really nice."

Pete Maravich

1972 Topps Set (Basketball)

Pete had the best season of any rookie in Hawks' history with 2nd best scoring average on the team, 2nd most points, best Free Throw Pct. & most assists. Pete was NBA's 7th leading scorer and was unanimous selection to NBA All-Rookie Team.

Pete runs his own basketball camp.
Darnell Hillman

1975 Topps Set (Basketball)

Had 10 blocked shots in one game, 1972. Led Pacers with 132 blocked shots, 1974-75. Drafted: #1-1971 by Indiana.

Gary Payton

1995 Collector's Choice Set (Basketball)

Gary Payton brings his creative mindset and acrobatic style to every contest. Able to penetrate the lane, he keeps opponents guessing with his ability to pass or take it to the hoop himself.

Golden State Warriors, Golden State Warriors

1992 Upper Deck Set (Basketball)

The first-ever champions of the NBA (1947), the Philadelphia Warriors maintained their winning ways when they switched cities and conferences, becoming the Western Conference's San Francisco Warriors in 1962. 1971 brought a move across the bay to Oakland, where as the Golden State Warriors, the team won the 1975 NBA Championship. DID YOU KNOW? The Warriors are the only NBA franchise with more scoring titles (12) than Michael Jordan. In his first full season as head coach (1970-71), Alvin Attles always knew he had someone he could trust on the bench - he also appeared in 34 games as a player. SCORECARD. On February 15, 1989, the Warriors swiped 25 balls from the San Antonio Spurs, equalling the NBA record for steals in a game set by the Warriors on March 25, 1975.

Ron Harper

1992 Fleer Set (Basketball)

Often compared to Michael Jordan because of his acrobatic slams, Ron hasn't lost a step despite major knee surgery in 1990. In his first full season back (1991-92), Ron didn't miss a single game.

High Flyer Ron Harper
Shaquille O'Neal

1994 Hoops Set (Basketball)

Made second-consecutive NBA All-Star Game start and scored eight points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked four shots in 26 minutes of action...Entered the game as the league's top scorer at 28.5 ppg, while ranking in the top five in rebounding, field goal percentage and blocked shots... In 1993, became the first rookie to start an NBA All-Star Game since Michael Jordan in 1985.

Malik Monk

2023 Hoops Set (Basketball)

A microwave coming off the bench, Monk doesn't need long to heat up once he checks in for the Kings. The Warriors found that out firsthand in the 2023 NBA Playoffs, when the veteran played 29 minutes as a reserve and erupted for 32 points in Game 1. The scoring onslaught helped power Sacramento to a 126-123 win.

Gheorghe Muresan

1993 Topps Set (Basketball)

Muresan turned down a 5-year guaranteed contract from Spain to sign with Washington. Moments after he was drafted, the non English-speaking Muresan uttered the words he had memorized for the TV cameras: “I love this game."

Cliff Pondexter

1977 Topps Set (Basketball)

The Bulls' first selection in the 1974 NBA college draft, Cliff missed that season due to a leg injury. Equipped with awesome strength and leaping ability, he was the most heralded player in the country as a high school senior. A versatile player, he can play center & forward.

Cliff led Long Beach State in scoring as a freshman.
Brooke Wyckoff

2006 Rittenhouse WNBA Set (Basketball)

Started in Chicago's inaugural WNBA game, May 20, 2006, an 83-82 win at Charlotte. Entered the 2006 season needing 50 points and 47 rebounds to reach the 500-mark in each category in her WNBA career. Selected by Chicago in the 2005 WNBA Expansion Draft, November 16, 2005.

Woody Sauldsberry

1957 Topps Set (Basketball)

Woody comes to the Warriors by way of the Harlem Globetrotters. After playing two years of college ball at Texas Southern, he joined the fabulous Harlem group and traveled throughout the country and abroad. Woody didn't do much clowning around, but concentrated on solid basketball. As a result, he's an expert all around operator. Fast for a big man, Woody is tough in scrambles under the boards. While on the Trotters, he developed a unique way of blocking enemy shots and N.B.A. scorers are in for trouble.

Bob Dandridge

1972 Topps Set (Basketball)

Bob has point and rebound totals for the Bucks the past 3 seasons exceeded only by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. He set numerous records at Norfolk State, averaging 32.8 points as a senior and 25.5 for his career.

Bob's nickname is "Toothpick".
Monte Morris

2022 Hoops Set (Basketball)

A new team meant a new role for Morris in 2022-23. "I'm excited to finally just get my opportunity to play more extended minutes and actually show the world more of what I'm capable of," he told NBC Sports. "That's leading, my character and just my willingness and drive to win and make others around me better."

Frank Johnson

1993 Topps Set (Basketball)

Johnson sunk 9-of-11 FGA's while scoring 22 PTS in 25 minutes, 11/28/92.

Dennis Awtrey

1975 Topps Set (Basketball)

Was credited with 224 assists,1972-73. Blocked 52 shots for Suns in 1974-75.

Ruthy Hebard

2020 Panini Prizm WNBA Set (Basketball)

Hebard was born in Chicago, but grow up in Alaska then played her college ball at Oregon. In the 2020 WNBA Draft, the forward was tabbed by the Sky. "I was kind of thinking like, "Oh, [lf] Chicago picked me, it would be so cool to not only play for a great team, but just to be able to see and learn a little more about Chicago, she said.

Drazen Petrovic

1992 Upper Deck Set (Basketball)

The hunger to succeed is personified in New Jersey's Drazen Petrovic, and when success arrives, he is among the first to celebrate. Petrovic had plenty to pump his fist about in the first half of 1992-93 as his league-leading .472 three-point field goal percentage helped the Nets improve by nine games over their record at the 1992 NBA All-Star break.

Hakeem Olajuwon

1993 Topps Set (Basketball)

HAKEEM'S DREAM SEASON CLIMAXES WITH DEFENSIVE AWARD. New York, NY, May 14, 1993 - Houston's Hakeem Olajuwon, the league blocked-shot leader in three of the last four seasons, has been named the 1993 NBA Defensive Player of the Year. In 1992-93, the 7-0 Nigerian rejected 55 more shots (342) than any other player, led all centers in steals (150) and was second in defensive rebounds (785). He captured 74% of the possible votes.

Billy Keller

1972 Topps Set (Basketball)

It was Billy's clutch 3-point field goal in last 2 minutes of 5th playoff game vs. Nets which turned game around and helped Pacers to 100-99 victory. Scored 22 points, 15 in final 7 minutes and totalled 13 assists in contest including 4 3-pointers.

Bill owns a miniature golf course.
Mel Counts

1969 Topps Set (Basketball)

One of best shooting in basketball, Mel was invaluable as spare forward and sub for Wilt Chamberlain. Averaged 12.4 pts. during season and played terrific game in playoff final vs. Celtics.

Mel is one of the NBA's seven footers.
Dennis Rodman

1998 Fleer Tradition Set (Basketball)

The NBA record holder for most seasons leading the league in rebounds (7), Rodman posted four of the five best rebounding performances in the 1997-98 season, including a 29-board outburst against Atlanta.

Jim Eakins

1972 Topps Set (Basketball)

Jim's favorite shot is his turn-around jumper in the key, and he'll go either way to the basket. His role with Squires is to concentrate on defense and leave scoring to others. Had fine games vs. Mel Daniels and Zelmo Beaty.

Jim married his Brigham Young sweetheart.
Portland Trail Blazers, Clifford Robinson

1992 Upper Deck Set (Basketball)

Since joining the NBA with a string of six consecutive losing seasons (1970-71 to 1975-76), the Trail Blazers have lit up the win column. Portland fans have witnessed only three losing seasons in the last 16 years and have been treated to three NBA Finals appearances, one of which resulted in an NBA Championship in 1977. DID YOU KNOW? The Trail Blazers won the most-lopsided overtime game in NBA history when they shut out the Rockets 17-0 in the extra period for a 113-96 victory January 22, 1983. Portland's Memorial Coliseum is the NBA's smallest arena with a capacity of 12,888. SCORECARD. The Trail Blazers earned the NBA's all-time sure-hands award February 22, 1991, when they turned the ball over just three times against the Suns.

Alonzo Mourning

1995 Hoops Set (Basketball)

Mourning takes his defensive and dunking abilities south to Miami for the 95-96 season, two-time NBA All-Star, Mourning will now have the tandem of Sasha Danilovic and Bimbo Coles feeding him the ball for some monster dunks.

Michelle Edwards

1997 Pinnacle Inside WNBA Set (Basketball)

Michelle was a "late bloomer" - she didn't start playing basketball until she was 15. Once she started though, she couldnt be stopped and she scored 1,821 points in college and was the first lowa female to have her number retired.

Won dunking contest at Italian League All-Star game Nicknamed "Ice" for her cool demeanor Named Big 10 Athlete of the Decade Played nine pro seasons in Italy

Jud Buechler

1991 Hoops Set (Basketball)

Established himself as a valuable frontcourt player off the bench for Nets in 1991...Scored season-high 12 points against Miami 1/26/91...Led Arizona in scoring (14.9 ppg) and rebounding (8.3 rpg) and ranked second in steals with 40 as a senior...Named to all-PAC-10 Conference team in 1990...An accomplished volleyball player who competed in the U.S. Olympic Festival in 1985 and 1986.

Tim Duncan

2006 Topps Set (Basketball)

In a pre-05-06 survey of NBA general managers, Tim received 78% of the votes for best power forward. No one else topped 12 percent.

Anthony Peeler

1992 Upper Deck Set (Basketball)

An exciting guard who makes things happen on the court, Anthony Peeler used his slashing moves and his sweet left-handed shot to win the Big Eight Conference Player of the Year Award in 1991-92. Peeler averaged 23.4 points per game as a senior, and he left Missouri as the school's all-time leader in assists (497) and steals (196). Dangerous on the fast break, he is an outside threat, too, as his career three-point percentage (.393) indicates. The Lakers snapped him up with the 15th overall pick of the 1992 NBA Draft. Peeler should play a major role in the Lakers' return to the up-tempo style of play that brought them five NBA Championships in the 1980s.

Ray Felix

1957 Topps Set (Basketball)

Ray can score with hook shots from either hand - and that makes him a rough man to stop. In his 4 previous pro campaigns he saw action in every game and as a newcomer in '53-'54 won Rookie of the Year honors. Using his tremendous height to great advantage, Ray sweeps the boards with ease.

Kenny Anderson

1995 Hoops Set (Basketball)

Is Nets all-time leader in assists (2,116), in just four NBA seasons. His 9.4 assists per game in '94-'95 was second only to the assist master, John Stockton (12.3). Average Assists Per Game...7.8.

Wayne Cooper

1981 Topps Set (Basketball)

Wayne had a game-high of 22 Points for the Jazz in 1980-81. His statistics included 52 Assists, 18 Steals and 51 Blocked Shots. Wayne led New Orleans to Sunbelt Conference Title as a senior and was Player of Year.

Wayne was twice named MVP of New Orleans as a collegian.
Nate Archibald

1977 Topps Set (Basketball)

The only player in NBA history to have won scoring and assists titles in the same season, Nate accomplished the feat with the Kings in 1972-73. His single game high is 55 points, 2-2-72.

Nate's hobbies include making tape recordings.
Dan Issel

1975 Topps Set (Basketball)

Set ABA mark for most points scored in season. Was Colonels' leading rebounder in 1970-71.