SCP Auctions is proud to present White’s personal memorabilia collection in its fast-approaching 2015 Fall Premier. The online auction starts on Wed., November 18, and will conclude on Sat., Dec. 5. As the Boston Celtics’ director of Special Projects and a community relations representative, White was awarded a 2008 Boston Celtics NBA Championship 14K white gold ring upon the 2008 squad’s claiming of the franchis’s 17th title. It tops the list of valuable items amongst White’s two dozen lots that are up for bid.
Legendary Boston Celtics point guard and recently inducted Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Jo Jo White helped the team win a pair of NBA titles (1974 and ’76) during his 10-year tenure in Beantown. Selected by Boston with the No. 9 overall pick in the 1969 NBA Draft out of Kansas University, White finished his career with the Celtics averaging 18.3 points per game and led the team in assists four different seasons.
Top Jo Jo White Lots:
- Lot #779 Jo Jo White’s 1976 Boston Celtics NBA Championship Ring Issued in Replacement of White’s Lost Original (White LOA)
- Lot #766 Jo Jo White’s 2008 Boston Celtics NBA Championship Ring in Presentation Box (White LOA)
- Lot #765 Jo Jo White’s 1974 Boston Celtics NBA Championship Ring Issued in Replacement of White’s Lost Original (White LOA)
- Lot #767 Jo Jo White’s 1976 NBA Most Valuable Player Tiffany & Co. Digital Wristwatch (White LOA)
- Lot #761 Jo Jo White’s Pair of 1966-68 Converse College All-American Award Plaques (White LOA)
- Lot #770 Jo Jo White’s 1976 and 1977 NBA All-Star Game Plaques (White LOA)
ONLINE PREVIEW GOES LIVE WED., NOV. 11
The 2015 Fall Premier from SCP Auctions starts on Nov. 18 and runs through Dec. 5. More than 1,000 assorted lots of the finest sports memorabilia and cards will be offered and this video provides collectors and investors with a sneak peek at 12 of the most desirable offerings! Go to www.scpauctions.com and register today!
The full preview is now online for SCP Auctions’ 2015 Fall Premier online auction, which starts next Wednesday, Nov. 18, at www.scpauctions.com, and closes on Sat., Dec. 5. More than 1,000 lots of the finest game-used equipment, cards, autographs and memorabilia the hobby has to offer will hit the auction block. SCP Auctions is also pleased to unveil a screening video that provides an up-close look at a dozen top lots featured in the auction. Two of the headliners include a 1951 New York Yankees road uniform that was worn by the “Yankee Clipper” himself, Joe DiMaggio, during his farewell season for the Bronx Bombers, and the one and only Gem Mint 10 PSA graded 1948 Bowman Basketball rookie card of George Mikan. Please note that a small percentage of lots are still under construction with additional photos and lot descriptions forthcoming.