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2011-08-09 08:48:00

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The highest achievement to which an NBA player can aspire is the Most Valuable Player Award. For the first time ever, an NBA MVP Award will be auctioned, on Aug. 12 at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame when Grey Flannel Auctions offers for sale the 1972-73 trophy won by former Boston Celtic Dave Cowens. The 3ft. 9in. MVP trophy comes straight from Cowens' personal collection. "There's no overestimating this trophy's importance....

2011-05-06 08:38:00

WESTHAMPTON, N.Y., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The iconic team jacket worn by UCLA head basketball coach John Wooden throughout his stellar career with the Bruins will be sold to the highest bidder in a New York auction on May 11. Phone and Internet bidding has begun and the jacket has already reached $78,469. "What makes this jacket so special is that it's a trademark item of clothing," said Richard E. Russek, president of Grey Flannel Auctions, the company handling the jacket's sale....


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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