1970-71 Bill Melchionni NY Nets ABA Worn Warm-Up Jacket

Inside the front left tail is the “Rawlings” manufacturers size “42” tag, adjacent is a white strip tag which once had writing on it, adjacent to this is tag with player number “27” written in black marker. Player number tag “25” is detached from inside back collar but accompanies warm up. “NY Nets” logo appears in red and white tackle twill on left breast. City name “NEW YORK” appears across the back in red on white tackle twill. The warm-up jacket shows wear and accept for number tag in collar appears to have no alterations of any kind. Accompanied by a Trautwig LOA.

Notes: Years of existence: 1968-69 through 1975-76. Colors: Red, White and Blue. Home Arenas: 1968-69: Commack Arena (6,000), 1969-70 through mid 1971-72: Island Garden (8,500), 1971-72 through 1975-76: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum (17,800). Coaches: 1968-69: Max Zaslofsky, 1969-70: York Larese, 1970-71 through 1972-73: Lou Carnesecca, 1973-74 through 1975-76: Kevin Loughery.